Monthly Archives: January 2019

Caveat: Tree #29

A tree worth numbering. [daily log: walking, 3km]

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Caveat: Poem #914

break down large problems: go get a box, go through it… one step at a time

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Caveat: Tree #28

A tree worth numbering. [daily log: walking, 3km]

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Caveat: Poem #913

I sleep on the floor and there’s a line around me showing the demons.

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Caveat: Tree #27

Tree twenty-seven, with eagle above. [daily log: walking, 1km]

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Caveat: Poem #912

Just days of smooth gray. Just dawns of ice, drizzly air. January ends.

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Caveat: Appliance Repair (?)

Living here along a dirt road in Alaska, when your washing machine breaks, you don’t just call an appliance repair person. Arthur is used to being mechanically adept, and solving these problems for himself. He takes things apart and figures … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #26

Here is tree number twenty-six. Best tree so far. [daily log: walking, 4km; tromping, 400m]

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Caveat: Poem #911

i dreamed a wide dream teeming with unknown people a hazy sun shone

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Caveat: Tree #25

Well, there’s always another tree. That’s ice, on the muskeg water behind the tree. [daily log: walking, 4km]

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Caveat: Poem #910

acres of slow sleep enclosed by fences clocks make the grasses of time

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Caveat: Tree #24

I’m not doing very well with posting interesting stuff. I’m spending a lot of time with the moldy boxes my “studio” prepared to greet my return to Alaska. Sigh. I have a lot of “stuff” that’s hard to define. I’m … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #909

She asked, “How are you? Is it raining?” “Yes! the rain occupies the air!” “That leaves little room for sun.” “But there are benefits.” “Oh? Can you explain?” “It makes a sound.” “And that’s good?” She frowned. “Yes.”

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Caveat: Tree #23

Here is a new daily tree. It’s a reflection in rain-speckled water, thus a bit impressionistic. I’m struggling with a relapse of the cold I had for a while during my travels. Not really feeling 100% currently. Also messing with … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #908

sleep spirals pulls me down and attaches with small, grasping hooks pulls my organs aside trying to find my worries spinning them out like tarot cards reading the divination of dreams

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Caveat: Tree #22

A twenty-second tree. We drove into town to go grocery shopping. Arthur forgot his wallet. He was very grumpy about that. [daily log: walking, 3km]

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Caveat: Poem #907

alaska in slang: free range insane asylum; the nine oh seven

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Caveat: Tree #21

Here is tree number twenty-one. This tree is quite young. Arthur and I got the water filter fixed this morning. I’m feeling a bit discouraged because I decided to check on the contents of my “studio” (the storage tent in … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #906

there are the potholes, each day, gaping and smirking, tasting the trucks’ tires

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Caveat: Tree #20

Here is tree number twenty. This morning, I placed the Rockpit, AK, sign that Arthur’s friend Wayne had given him for Christmas. Now our “town” is properly identified. Midday, we drove into town because we have a leaky water filter … Continue reading

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