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A new friend has recently had two operations to improve the way she hears sound, and I think of her.
Yesterday, I read about the longfin eel, which lives between fresh and seawater like salmon do, but in the opposite direction. Longfin can live about one hundred years, and the lifetime can be counted. Inside the ear is a bone with an annual ring.
And here, the ear sits high, and rimmed, and ready.
Tonight, in a house among trees, four poets and six musicians gather. I would like movement. Photo: Tree bark, London Event: Rhythm and Verse, Lopdell House, Titirangi, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Right after I took this photo, a station attendant told me that there was a beautification project on, and that he didn't think the plants would grow well, that there was hardly any light. He said I was the second person to take a photograph that morning.
I said I thought the repetition of shapes was interesting -- the planter and the bin -- but I didn't say anything aloud about the shape of a condom.