Dream Poem - sln..."I want to wake up"- humanity...
wakeful blind...sleeplessfulygrotesquedreamingthe mare of darknessslowly floatingsleeplessfulyinfestedgrossly sothoughts amassedpeculiar strainsof nosleeplessfulycalling namesnever whoas intentions spilland overflowmuch oilthe gearsfrictionlessfail to palenessdismantling anticipationhaltingwakingsleeplessfuly...sumalangitnawaaug 6 2001
Habagat...it never rains here enougha momentary spray of dewand then it stopsno cellos on the rooftopslike how it was back homewhere the steel would groangrown faintly tired from pelting rainsee, i wait, by the windowa wave of whisper breeze teasesonly to be mean and dryempty tears, like the desert skyhollow shining spheres of droughtregrets withoutmy dreams of rain slip awaywith dustdown the futile storm drainpromise me a stormHabagat, I heard you in my dreamsouthwest monsoonthe palm fronds they shake so muchcoconuts fall on the dirtdogs bark, women hold their skirtslightningyour gift to mecross the oceanscross the sandsand in a whirling poolof wind and rain......Habagatsumalangitnawaaug 8 2001
pick up the G...pick up the G!they said i can't be methe me is not for real [for reals!]"ya ain't got no rhythmand ya ain't got no style.ya sing in a single notemusic's not worth your while."ow ow ow that hurtsi saidow ow ow that hurtsthey said i should hit the bookscoz' that's what i'm good for"ya ain't got no melodyharmony's ain't your piequit the posin'music's not your callin"ow ow ow that pricksdid ya hear me say iti saidow ow ow that pricksthey said they can't believe itshe's pickin up that G"ya ain't got no timin'your notes will be all a fallin'draw yer pikchers in th' cornerya little jackie horner."wha? wha? what they say?i can't hearmy G's in my earplayin some dead melodystringin off-key harmonyshoot my rhythm's off the floori'm groovincan't hear what they're sayin'wha? wha? what they say?...sumalangitnawaaug 6 2001