How quietly I
from this moment
looking in at the
clock, I start over
so much time has
passed, and is equaled
split-second is present
moment this moment
is the first
∆ Be Still in Haste by Wendell Berry
draw a floor plan of the first place we ever remember living. now add significant details.
no ideas but in things.
choose from the white hot places of experience and write not in sentences but in bursts of feelings, phrases, words. objects.
now isolate them, write a poem.
“I am a philosopher of sandwiches, he decided. Things good on the inside.”
― Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red