Livepoem on the Frankfurt-Berlin train
field, field, flatsudden
slowcar, slowcar, lacquerswap white, blue, silver, square
brakebuzzing bushylines, bluecloudy hanging,
bumpbodies rustle, droopylines down,
cross-swishing, knotgrenaded above the stopslowing.
breathwaiting, squeal, and the stop comes full.
stillhouses, brickbeauties, rosejigglers, left and right a place,
weedbodies goldreaching, slow, jerk slowmore, fastbuilding slow.
brightwaver flagripple, greenmetal linepatterns
aah, graffiticlouds, outside is dustyblah, inside is
life, babylegs, armholders, oldfaces, carrybox threateners
outside is longstreaking goldrests, greensheaves,
and - gone.
every field with the mystery curve
the swingfurrow what-hiding green, gold, deeper
the greenmetal brighterflat, field of the
three-bladers skycutting one, twolong, three. one, twostripe, three.
chocolate-box X-houses, skycutters closefacing
squealstopping here again, squarewaters swan-gleaming
sexycurve, horsegauntness, crowbatting
feathergreen closestreaking always again.
all afternoon the train, the walls,
the bodyclogged aisle that fills and
fleshempties slow-hoping, quicksqueezing
closer and farther away.