Larry Eigner: “Wholes”

WHOLES

For a while a year is a long time
as things increase in their number
    and walls break
familiarity comes

familiarity of life, which sinks
to a level of sorts,     space
                (empty except for
                the rabbit-hat of things

Before crumbling, the walls streak
with some tangent of minutes

and life takes on a size

Larry Eigner, 1977

Image: guest room repainted, window to yard by artnoose

~ by matt on 16 January 2010.

One Response to “Larry Eigner: “Wholes””

  1. Beautiful quantification of time. The image is perfect.

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