between romps, adventures, clatter come as leafly rustles
at first glance a wall but a visage lovelier for weathered sculpture beyond the surface freshness – shadows and depth beguile and confuse
In 1967 I worked part-time as a Special Effects helper on a TV game show at the Beeb – the BBC, or British Broadcasting Corporation – where I saw crosswords and heard cross words.
Today’s San Francisco Chronicle newspaper had a story on hillside failures in the San Francisco Bay town of Hercules: “Oozing Hillside Imperils Home“. “Oozing hillside” is a poetic way to describe “landslide”. Even more poetic is the explanation given by the reporter (attributed to the “associate city engineer”) for the cause of the ooze: