Monday, April 16, 2007

Analect 2.78x

11 April 2007. Beautiful rainy gray morning--luminescent slab of sky hovering over 7-eleven. Line of silver roof flashing above dark mansard shingles, marking one horizon.

Laurentie-lief, Laurentie mijn,
Dat ik bij mijne Laurentie was...

From an old Nederlands street song--straatliederen... Amsterdam cobblestones, winter canals--the Uilenberger, Nieuwe Prinsengracht... Cars rolling up Solano in gray light--whoosh of wheels on wet asphalt. A pair of red tail lights just across the way--maroon electric vehicle backing out. Rain mist over dark magnolia...

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