Friday, January 7, 2011

228. barring blunted or blinded sight

hysmn

:

snows comes gently
when it comes
and white

down snow comes
softly and white
when it comes

:

sryft

:

made out of words
and nothing else
made of words

made of words
as nothing less
made out of words

:

cryst

:

virulent blue
infecting white
in mounds of white

the light accepts
and earth returns
the sun turns back

:

fyst

:

a period of
snow as a flake
of white

a period of
snow as a burying
with white

:

blyst

:

notwithstanding
not withstanding
not with standing

in the middle of
white and the center
of cold

:

nyst

:

cup in the form
of a hand in
the shape of an

empty in the
hand of the heart
in the palm

:

symnpt

:

hand as if to
had as if must
stand as if with

can as if tin
plan as if end
sad as if dented

:

skyn

:

twy yyys
agynst
thy hyght

twy ways
ty fyght
thy syght

:

byrstht

:

the cover’d earth
a shambles and
shuffling under

cover of moving
sunlight through
snownight

:

brynn

:

wee thinke
small recompense
tiny thot

make it again
upon a board
white of snow

:

mnym

:

the grass is
forgotten the
green is for

gotten and
kept and under
and wrapt

:

blysht

:

shado’of
trees-a
swayingo’er

subtle supple
urgent bluish
snow around you

:

mydthst

:

is to be
to be in
to be of

to be for
to be on
to be is

:

psyve

:

fold’d
in/to
o)n(e

flood’d
out][if
t(w)o

:

brysht

:

window
sill ridge
of snow

candle
light wave
on snow

:

shyfte

:

moving
in place
and down

sifts onto
it itself
but deeper

:

grynce

:

evere
secret
ye see

peer
enter
be

:

trysht

:

it has color
or colour
or couleur

and cooler
deep couloir
of white-blue white

:

spyr

:

not in flakes
sifting down
but fluff

piling
in towers along
swaying wires

:

lyst

:

not made to
stay not
made to stand

what it be
is what it
won’t be

:

dryft

:

coming
to the middle
of a night

coming
in the middle
of the night

:

swysh

:

a light
awave
atop

a wave
alight
a top

:

crynch

:

this
still
wish

will
sift
shift

:

tyrnnd

:

snowberry
clouds
of snow

mounds in
clouds of
snow

:

twynnd

:

bitter to the tongue
and heart
and bitter cold

better than the rake
of wind
against a delicate cheek

:

brymnd

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