Monday, August 28, 2006

1 - Hill Country

To one whose feet are covered by shoes,
Is it not indeed
As if the entire earth were covered by leather?
The Hitopadesha

Ban Rim Lai

she must be friendly with
Meet me in Chiang Rai
marching up the sky

Chiang Rai

Dusty northern
towncrank up
the volumeDarren
If you look for long enough
the letters come in focus

[Summer Book from Eye Street, ed. Raewyn Alexander
(Auckland: Bright Communications, 2005) 2].

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