From the collection published in 2022, Writing Notebook 2021.
These poems are from 4/7/21.
has the man lying on the floor
offered any answer beyond
because it is my fate
as it turned out
another sort of unhappy
the looming man
5 thoughts on “Snippets 355, 356, 357”
I can feel that first one as well as picture it. (K)
Yes, there is a sense of hopelessness or a kind of inertia that comes from this one. And I wonder what has brought him to this situation.
I can also picture the first one, and the second one makes me think of Tolstoy’s opening to Anna Karenina.
It seems to me that all of three of these sort of work together though I didn’t intend them this way (I don’t number them in the order made, just how I pick them up from the pile when I am recording them). There is a sense of unhappy fatality in these.
Yes, I think you’re right.
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