song 22

a.
Kanheri Caves
Chital – spotted deer
Karvi flowers once every eight years
Color structures the water in a thesis of paint
Building rates of daylight out
Imaginary tiger

Minu. Hiralal. Architecture
Mass and mass take care of each other
Rhythm a picture –
Leopard, tiger

Building fatherly, into that space, that light
I travel so near for love of your coolness

b.
Museum and the Development of Children at Borivli
Children/clay
To have ideals of excellence, an environment of play
Architecture, how
To see ideas in pictures and say
“I could build this”

That bloom is rare and compact when it is here
Lavender every eighth year

c.
An architect.
Father, died 2005, an architect.
Hydrology class;
Watercolor, a way of thinking.
What light is building inside itself
Spiritual structure.

Book after book, dragonfly wings –
I will never know what’s meant by this emptiness.
Melody is a built environment,
A chambered registry of absence –
Songs play and I only hear the silences,
Diverence, note by note.
Rhyme my memory: stone, architecture, built-time.
Imaginary tiger firm in the eye of the mind.

d.
Loss by loss, long time built environment
Shape of a library
Or church invoking silence
Between notes: wonder, mortar in the scales
Water, in motion, stays there,
Lakes, reflection, reflection –
Rhyme my memory

“Waiting” is heat into clay
Hardness gives use, and delicacy
Breaking makes for flowing out
Communicating rooms
Communicating through walls by blows
Across distances by signs
Labyrinths, lavender,
Known for the elegance of her (of lavender’s) designs

Design is a knot, a fusion of forces
A river in its bed and all its possible courses
Building in us through ceremony
Borivli. Kanheri
Archive of remedies, the address of our safety

e.
This day different from the day before;
Distance organizes rhythm, speech.
Dream the reach from the hour of our fact,
Ethics is exact.
Build the museum, the house, the flower.
The safety she affords,
Mumbai, VT.
We must find perfect space in what she has left absolutely.
A practical demonstration of the open heart,
A struggle from the start at the
Ground of creativity.
Thesis:
How it plays.

f.
Meditation, a circle, a hill
The known as it moves, architecture
Swimmer in the poem
Rhythm stays in what the building removes;
Children’s museum
Imaginary tigers, tears as leopards

See the idea and build it
Waiting well is architecture
How mass and mass take care of each other
Rhythm is pictured –
Leopard, tiger

Making space empty, secure
Thesis of mortality, architecture
Children’s museum
Memory: rhyme stone with stone, built-time
Imaginary tiger firm in the eye of the mind

g.
I could –
A room…
Someone goes so someone can stay:
Symmetry away;
Every design is a knot, braided force,
Water for water along its course:
A swimmer’s poverty;
An Environment for Development of Children at Borivli.

Architecture the practical demonstration of –
Architecture is…
That bloom is rare and compact when it’s here,
Lavender. Kanheri Caves. Chital – spotted Deer.
Karvi flowers once every eight years.
This day has a special name, a name I can’t remember.
The day is a room – room for what I don’t know.
She, wed to what she could be,
Founds imagination, building ceremony.
Borivli. Kanheri. Mumbai. Light.

h.
Archive of remedies, address of our safety –
Kanheri Caves;
Chital – spotted deer;
Karvi lavender in the eighth year.
Sun structures water in a thesis of color
Building rate along imaginary tiger.
Architecture.
Mass and mass take care of each other
Rhythm, a picture –
Leopard, tiger, deer,
Daughter.

Building fatherly, in to that space, that light;
I travel so near for love of your coolness.

prime
Kanheri Caves
Chital – spotted deer
Lavender every eighth year
Color structures water
Imaginary tiger
Architecture
Mass and mass take care of each other
Rhythm a picture –

Building fatherly, into that space, that light
I travel so near for love of your coolness

Museum and the Development of Children at Borivli
Clay
To have ideals of excellence: an environment of play

I will never know what’s meant
By this emptiness.
Memory/melody, a built environment,
Chambered registry of absence –
Songs play and I hear the silences.
Rhyme my memory: stone, architecture, built-time.
Imaginary tiger firm in the eye of the mind.
Borivli. Karvi
Archive of remedies,
The address of our safety

Braided force,
Water for water along its course:
A swimmer’s poverty;
Building fatherly, in to that space, that light

Be with me
As I’m with you.

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