See Air, Apart I Do
The reasons for this cleft.
A limited number of words
left. A meander,
yes, flat and worked upon to form that flatness.
Yes, sculpted, wound mezquite root.
Stones, rock to trip, stumble.
Rock kicks pulsating,
a fire near Sta Barbara, Tamaulipas.
. . . when these words do not seem to be same, when they slip out of hands and seem to be yours? Or ours? Can we call a sound a stone? A phoneme a rock?
Meld and molded
felled and folded.
Now the you through here is just as lost as we.
This is how, after all, we work, this is how
in us, this is how we lurch⎯and already multiplied.
Ring Chaburo or ring the villa—these words
as monuments crumble tumble
Sit a while