Monthly Archives: September 2018

Caveat: cracked up

Arthur and I were walking down the road. As sometimes occurs, a vehicle drove by. Some days, there are no vehicles driving by. But when a vehicle drives by, Arthur knows who they are, about 80% of the time – … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #791

A bird hops along…The logging slash, like driftwood:White bones of progress.

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Caveat: Finaliza septiembre

Hora de la ceniza Finaliza septiembre. Es hora de decirtelo difícil que ha sido no morir. Por ejemplo, esta tardetengo en las manos griseslibros hermosos que no entiendo,no podría cantar aunque ha cesado ya la lluviay me cae sin motivo … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #790

Tree.Raven. Looking down.There, on the road .Those primates again.So speak a word to them.Suggest a course of action.Paint a universe without signs.No? Then nevermind, I'll fly away.

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Caveat: Movie Madness

Wayne Pealo, Arthur's friend and Keith's brother-in-law who visited the last few weeks, is handy with one of those video-making tools. He made a "movie trailer" about his visit to Rockpit (Arthur's name for his "Estate" here). It's pretty cool. … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #789

A list of numbers:life reduced to some gnosis.Dusk comes earlier.

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Caveat: Workaday with 김치볶음밥

Today was one of those days where I felt like I had a job, even though I don’t. The “storage tent” Arthur ordered – which is for me to put my extra stuff in – arrived. It’s a large object: … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #788

Rain and rain and rain:the sound is like a machine;A stream finds the sea.

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Caveat: walking in the rain

If I didn't go on a daily walk because of rain, I think I would end up walking very little here. We had many days of perfect sunshine, but with the departure of our guests, the clouds arrived to console … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #787

With a misanthrope,Just strive for coexistence,But don't become one.

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Caveat: A Cube For Me

I had trouble with Rubik's Cubes, when I was young and they first appeared. I felt I should be good at doing one – it was my teenage ego, maybe, thinking, "I'm smart, I should do this." But I didn't … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #786

Some things don't happenwhen you want them to happen:rain, for example.

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Caveat: Just Us Chickens (And Goats and Dogs and Bears…)

This morning Arthur and I took Wayne to the Klawock airport, and he flew back to his home on Vancouver Island, BC.  That leaves just Arthur and me alone together again, at this place Arthur calls "Rockpit, Alaska." That's Arthur's … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #785

Dawn at first of fall,A brightening sky pales east,Trees droop in stillness.

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Caveat: Cake

Today was Arthur's birthday. Last week was my birthday. Wayne was very cool – he ordered us a chocolate cake, with both of our names on it. So we had a birthday party. And the rain came, to help us … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #784

Normally, the cloudshang on the mountain like hands;lately, not so much.

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Caveat: On Conversation

I don't have much to report. We went out on the boat today. It felt like Arthur had decided this would be a last trip of the season. When we got back, we pulled the boat out of the water. … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #783

misanthropes grumbleno solutions can be foundthe sun still rises

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Caveat: Chupe de pescado al estilo alasquense

I made chupe de pescado. This is a South American dish, a type of fish chowder. I had it frequently in Chile, and later I had it often at a Peruvian restaurant in Newport Beach, California, when I was working … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #782

It's not natural:the greenness of the waters;some algae bloom lurks.

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