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Forbidden (from H.Hesse)

inner choking nothing as precious as secret drinking in the night swimming toward him like hair in the pit of an arm it made a tinkling sound lizards ran over his shoes with half-absent eyes exercise, duties, virtues under the lime trees far more forbidden in the cool light of the moon there was time(…)

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With father (from L.Ullmann

had never said never never said never sometimes purple in good times and bad the silent ski excursions with his father almost forbidding that was then   not beginning, not finishing the window facing the meadow 200,000 Krone where Walter Benjamin had left off fair-haired and fine-spun brushed hair every evening celebration no one wanted(…)

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Nylons rolled (from _______)

    the usherette was yawning, dangling her off-torch slender and imperious her nylons rolled in a warm ball in her coat pocket forward and forward all day other people’s crumbs he takes it in both hands from between his hands she shaded her eyes shoo’d them out  

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Even with a rock (from H.Lahren)

Even with a rock (from H.Lahren)

  something people cannot make every single day smooth, toothed limp, wrinkled, blushed even with a rock an extra pair of socks silent together it may be what they do best partaking of silence with 30,000 gallons of brine long silences were required you can hear it Carl Sandburg’s poems over and over

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By a world forgotten (from W.S.Maugham)

from the other side of the footlights he’s very dull something amiss go lonely side-by-side but not together facts were nothing ‘courage failed’ account for this change of heart the facts are much duller gambling mildly woman can love all day long, man only at times his repartee: rude perhaps less than others no one(…)

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Too early (from Colette)

I’m ready, once again, too early music halls and theatre ‘Marie, there, just behind you.’ the Russian dancers trying to get warm 10:22: rifle shots, barking Finale of the dogs 10:47: Russian dancers 11:10: I !!! I !!! made up in red and mauve smoked to the bitter end this hideous December night Sunday again(…)

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