We can stand on a brooding crag
by magnificent waterfalls above the smoky oceans and yellow beaches
on some gentler small planet.
What do you seek?
Share with me
What is permanent, earnest, great flowing through the ages
I will with clear voice
show that nothing can happen to the universe or the
perfect profound particle.
We have our own hope afterward
we loosen the hands of the printer I wait by your side
I pause in your house welcoming
your companions who are many times persuaded.
They depart. On my way, sounds of birds and animals
turbulent, incessant, arise.
The steaming Western sea has
within its shores countless inland cities that invite you to lay intoxicated,
perfumes of love on the shelves.
The steel sky thunders
above the houseboats
gentle rain falls between
the melancholy walls.
We cannot realize exactly
the value of the unimaginable jewel.