In the black sky,
a single plume of grey-white.
大仙 means Daisen
means big transcendence
仙: person and mountain.
they had climbed to the top
and found a heaven there.
So the mountain watches over the river here
and if I climbed it, could I understand
the distance and the lack thereof?
I tell myself
there is nothing really between us,
only space, and space is nothing
but line-breaks in poems I write to you;
each word a litmus test for love.
So I’ll go on trying to leave you unspoken.
大曲 means Omagari means
big melody. 花火 means
hanabi means flower-fire.
Carlights leaving the city;
red sparks yet to fade.
And there is something here that lingers
honbayashi over loudspeakers
or sulphur on damp clothes.
one note of a song
shivered and broke in the air.