Knocking Lesson

Slow dart. No start. Wait. Can’t journal
Even rubble from ruin. Empire puddle.
Poem goggles. Gate closed, but should
I wait? No. Have so many squares
2day. Where does the writer
Start? Liftoff, with 1 wing.
More honesty, Hemingway says.
What if I don’t grade those papers at
The coffee house? What if I just write,
For once do what I see– possibly.
Need more than vacation. What would
That do for me? More honest.. Want to
Kill that clock. It’s reminders. My cloud,
Waiting for cleanse. In a minute…

11/19/12