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DE:SIRE IS

Ed Baker

2007


desire is...... to write into this is possibility as

space everything BRUSH MIND

what can be hidden in a line? nothing becomes whatever line drawn along you are whatever just there is you drawn out of every 'other' even OH you will say and stay even when you everywhere somewhere go? when personal -ity is it s self interesting enough the line will all so be to doing as fearless

usual the line is very serious -ly to be studied that makes going along the funny it s Value less ness actually why can but if when creating do you need one more line than this necessary?

I am writing on typewriter and the poem is comes in this only doing in this punctuate arrangement means a complication this wait is process

circles


around and dbls doubles back up on becoming poe m own margins!

you set your

only mechanical is double-hung window is one half open she sits nudely on lead-free sill she-perch same wind ow ox lept through to carry on the species where ONLY dominant prick survives better to move farther in be tween her legs her mouth her hair her spread pull along is straight back to head and open skirt the feel

abide sits patiently for rise just situate in front of juxtaposition's! Dom. 11 de Junio de 1967 in the back-seat of a 1955 Buick Special

when young she came frequently he also re:plied: "Half the world writes poems."

5. in optics; the act of bringing the eyes into a visual line so that the rays from a single point fall on corresponding localities in each eye and are conveyed to a single visual center, producing the impression of one after all there is only one wave


on looking she becomes this de:light Flower on wind -ow sill far beyond perslane' s met aphor is relentless reach also to touch

2 / 10 / 99


a rat jumps from sill to fence leap is absolute imagine is her legs land astride the deepest rent she is thin long so travels through fault is not blame between from where she leaves gets off from here a farther seems small leap seems far beyond anything demand is for tree of heaven is rooted in its (own)

this becomes object is not predicate upon his untiring her lose movement in a cheap dress blue is not only color of eyes of legs long sky line alone in cornered position wrap s into

a chair sit facing each other's gaze opens here him with hands fingers mouths touch

Window closed on his fingers sill same sill perches her is as Bird in Bush corn pone through scream night clings branch to read orthodoxy position is familiar construct bend is back hot roll-top desk

roil

used here

w/o checking definition sucking sounds


She took him in is her validity obsession wormal's-shine in her eyes I behind green complexion auto-mated first time she gets w child is possibility she parked the car on a darkened side street and "took" just so line of site in this what space revealed light gaze lays between animal comport? impossible to reveal right or wrong is only one possibility that knows The Bible was it s control of proise known in future promise anything as if by choice is unseen through opening dispels -poem! tongues lash out of eyes to freeze against the pain window slams down upon mouths press issue of what was said of her breasts de:fined nurture woman in the moist towards who first speaks /embraces/ an erotic first or speaks careful of what determines -care

politics become her nature hot confuses love w / always it s correspondent warfare is congress

a wave is after all only one wave


she pales in the 5 a.m. exactly opens a polyphony

yes yes yes

hair parts in middle moment ago then gone tug is want is

mind's

may have been condition put on mattress bed of rose is trite glass bowl fish's home


edge towards sun night becomes moon 's black circumference dresses up center

her hair also hangs d o w n in it s own black


what color demands demands she punctuate

Ed Baker 2010



DE:SIRE IS