Mind and Migration

There is a superb set of lines in Robin Blaser's great companion poem on Robert Duncan in Pell Mell also collected in The Holy Forest. Blaser references "the travois of the poetic mind/ the drag-load harnessed to the body"

The frame of a travois with its "A" shape reminds me of the Aleph sequence of poem/pictures by bp Nicol.

I like how the simile pulls upon the bodily reaction: hand and eye and ear connected to the travels and travails of mind. Very instructive.

And so for day 640

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