Friday, March 30, 2007

Amethyst Vas Methysménos: Cue for the Visions



Filament in purple glass on the ceiling warms in strength. Minor key heartbeat of the nocturne pulses through the small, furnished shed. This dim prelude is to frame fragments of memory.

• Trudging through snow to Blumenfeld to return the borrowed folio.

• A trek across the Bäckerinhügel, past sledgers to retreat under quilt, shaking off the cold from the hardwood floor.

• Slouching through the Vieux Carré to sidle up to the Taverne Vide, a mope and a beer with Brenda Lee warbling on the jukebox.

• Leaving the Lodgemaster to rendezvous with the inamorata falsely in durance vile; now freed, mitigating the ordeal with hearty tongue and brew.

• Limbs entwine at Bad Greiferfuß, warm water rippling under that same purple murk.


The nocturne winds to a halt and the light is doused, revealing a phosphorescent ceiling of stars.

Carpe noctem, ad astra per lux

Friday, March 09, 2007

Trans-Chroma: Todo del día espectro


• Sunlight hitting the dashboard crossing Las Cruces at dawn

Melting Creamsicle™ on naugahyde -- a blinding visual flavour


• Looking down from the mesa over Cortez at high noon
Dusty maize-hued scape baking under light of white gold


• Double rainbow over the Jicarilla Rez
Spectra framed by brooding violet clouds and swaying grass of electric green


• Tumbleweeds crossing 94 near Medora
A panorama with the hues of white klieg lights gleaming off a tarnished Zildjian


• Town lights shimmering at midnight in the river at Salida
Diamond pinpricks smear and ripple through black water beside the roadway


Sleep beckons, and there... there is a roadside motel.

De amanecer a la oscuridad, cielo a conectar a tierra... a güebo...
...Ahí nos vemos.