THREE POEMS by Bill Pearlman

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on October 20th, 2015 @ 07:38:00 am , using 441 words
Category: Poetry

OPEN & SHUT DREAM She stands midway between his death and future. They cannot begin the parting, until a serene consummation is complete. She wants to attend a theatrical but the museum is closeby. He is naked but must dress in fine green… more »

Beyond (for Robert Gover) by Peter Marin

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on January 14th, 2015 @ 08:10:00 pm , using 137 words
Category: Poetry

Bob Gover was a novelist who wrote the $100 Misunderstanding and other works. He lived in Santa Barbara for many years. BEYOND (for Robert Gover 1929 - 2015) Beyond the e… more »

A SORT OF QUERY & other poems

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on October 19th, 2014 @ 12:11:00 pm , using 517 words
Category: Poetry

A SORT OF QUERY No traction. Make amends and give over your pains. The days wheel on, unregretting. Sky goes dark to light, mind wakes as ever. Nothing but memory saved and still puzzles remain. Who put us here unknowing and swept so much… more »

AHEAD OF OURSELVES Remembering Keith Keller 1943-2014

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on August 20th, 2014 @ 01:23:00 pm , using 106 words
Category: Poetry

AHEAD OF OURSELVES Remembering Keith Keller That the world was better then that it was fuller because you were in it and others who took your presence seriously Some portent of valued livingness a body and soul we say h… more »

For Keith Keller 1943-2014

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on August 13th, 2014 @ 08:28:00 am , using 111 words
Category: Poetry

FOR KEITH KELLER 'Let Rome in Tiber melt....' (Antony & Cleopatra) So it does come round toppling our gifted loves, enduring our bodies'limited miles, in the colorful open, in sight across all these boundaries Let the light break free… more »

VOWS

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on August 9th, 2014 @ 09:16:00 am , using 49 words
Category: Poetry

VOWS Never more than my wife or my god I will see no ambivalence care for no others claim no alternative devotions-- I will abide in sickness & in health this finale in the middle earth, this conviction sans affordable care, this inadve… more »

FIELDWORK

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on May 14th, 2014 @ 04:05:00 pm , using 250 words
Category: Poetry

FIELDWORK The field always opening the multiplicities because no vision occluded, but continues forward against the odds. Mind mattering excessively as ever coming up short. Old friend with dementia can’t recall his stomach illness… more »

AFTER RILKE

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on March 26th, 2014 @ 09:07:00 am , using 126 words
Category: Poetry

AFTER RILKE No more than once, just once more than my blood can endure more than ever what you meant to me what was in your heart meanwhile the beach recalls beauty beauty of liquid, of bathing in cool water, of watch… more »

:: Next >>