Tuesday Morning

Monday, July 5, 2010
            for Garin and Shadla

I dreamed I saw
Ray Brown last night,
the fingers of his right

hand as light-filled
as pin feathers in flight,
his left hand measuring

out the limestone-
fissured strata of
sound, one note

after another, land-
scape and song
entirely coincident
Thursday, July 1, 2010