Sunday, February 23, 2014

Like Hearing Echoes

Within the clusters of mental and physical elements

Seeing the animated matter we call human life -
Almost like hearing echoes
of thoughts

reverberating, rippling
in the material world
outside the mind

-Jim DuBois
A while ago?

Monday, February 17, 2014

I’m putting chairs away

I’m putting chairs away
in the boathouse
You’re giving away his clothes

I’m putting swings away
in the garage
You’re selling his car

Tomorrow, we move back
form the lake
Yesterday, you brought
his urn
down to Northampton

-Jim DuBois
Sept 18, 2010

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

and to prepare

I went out
to where the
old gods
could still hear me,
and I
left your name
with them.

Then I
burned down the world
to save you
from yourself,
to purify myself,
and to
prepare for battle.

-Jim DuBois
March 1, 2012