out of reach

because gestation and decay
interpretation and the noisy mirror-shard moist in the yet-unfurled mushroom brain wise monkeys carry
seeking the next hunger-pang’s closure
no mistake, just openness and persistence of thinking-cum-imagination
expanding the past, flipping memories to Maybes
this could all be drawn and loved
but each good thing reminds you of a bad

(GPL 10/17/22) original signature you couldn’t notarize; no living experts yet, gotta make the friends, be the picture you’ll be—forget about media or clocks but of course we return every morning…ah; wanting to be gone and not; this is the oil: lust, desire, ache, wound; no, no, still just noise, howl, urgency spaced out

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two steps away and always moving

that’s what @TimCNicholson said once about him (and me, the striver, trying to close the gap, make it whole, get safe, win, complete the harmony myself)

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the object/symbol of success must remain out of reach

the throbbing desire to close the loop and make it work, make the thing (our lives onscreen) fussed with light up, tap into the abundance that’s just there in the frequency

and my fingers are cluttering over the keys, cobbling—no, these words aren’t what’s in my head & that perfect sound of twelve seconds ago is already gone—death is so slow; the vastness of presence (when awakened by love objects; lush meadows replaced my next thought

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Geoffrey Lewis

filling the blinking cursor with whatever comes up, letting the leviathan lead me to glory, singing popular music covers on video on Smule too, speaker, rambler