Poetry, notes, and drawings by William Michaelian
"Aye!" said the eyes of his I's, "'tis crowded in here!""And one of us is missing one,"says the William at the bottom.It could be tangled behind the hair--or perhaps--and this makes more sense, actually--he shares an eye with the fellow next to him, a brilliant manifestion, in this simple sketch, of the importance of the Third Eye.Excuse my wacky interpretation. What can I say, I see eyes in trees. I enjoyed this one. The more you look at it, the more you see.Keep 'em coming, William. :)
.I’m afraidof the great reckoning,having to see ourselveswhen all gray walls collideand every dark oppresses…comfort me, beckoningblindly to any help, protect mefrom having to decidemyself from my impressions.Copyright 2005 - Evolving-Poems 1965-2005, Gary B. Fitzgerald
Ah, yes, Annie — right you are about the shared eye. And thank you for keeping an aye on my drawings.Gary, your poem is a delightfully apt illustration of my illustration. I dare say it’s one of your best.
O Sole MioA self-portraitimplies asingle self, at leastfor the time it is beingdone, while youWilliamgive us 3selveslooking 3 different ways, atriome me me O
Indeed, John — we three live a strange life, especially while the others are sleeping — and of course there are always those too impatient to sit for their portraits.I love the musical twist.Sincerely,Do, Re, and Mi
Shelteris a variant of a movement, ancient when a single being, up-ended,—flung with thumb-pulsion across!— a momentary cry,eye-wide that makes you harder
Another good one. That last line is the nail that sticks this poem to the wall.
I aussi look into my owneyes w a bent towards thephunniehttp://edbaker.maikosoft.com/pictures/art009.jpgnowsince growing mylong-white beard I see things more clear-less-ly...under every leaph:just another kami!your sigh-t/site much to my likinghttp://edbaker.maikosoft.com/walk_thru_2007/00007/2.html
Thanks, Ed.Hey, I like ’em both — reminds me of when the relatives get together.Just linked to “Bare Bones Bonze” in my “Reading Room,” may your reputation withstand it.
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