| I was
in Esme(e)'s room. 1 chamber
which belonged to her, was redolent with remembering
her. I sifted wardrobes, chests,
boxes; selected 1 garment suitable from
shirts, vests, gowns, cloaks, caps, pantaloons. You
will know when you see it.
believed she could effect with
enough of time discovered or created
so ultimately assisted time
with her substance a manifestation undeniable
and pure passage
as Esme(e) was pure intent.
| I walked
near the meadow.
There I espied the women, bent my path to theirs. I placed my hand a moment too fleet for rest on Violet's hair. Rose flung an orange at me; Elaine was critical of my catch.
The meadow grass grew up.
The sheltering trees enclasped.
We seek a signature
| A wing
|All our tears have fled the
sea and we have reached the sky;
then we will sail away
and see each other
no more at all
in the hours