Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Writer's Diary #5- Untitled

*This is a very, VERY first draft. In fact, there may not be any subsequent drafts- I might just scrap the thing altogether. It was written during my 15 minute break at a local coffee shop. The rushed attempt will no doubt be obvious...

An experiment- this
Columbian coffee,
Columbian music in

There's an edge
not well defined
but walking a precipice
in fog, is half



(Landing on a definition
is the other half.)


John Mutford said...

"the fun" was not meant to be italicized. I was trying to get the words falling directly under "half". Simply leaving spaces didn't work (Blogger ignored them) and so I tried placing them as a quote (since Blogger usually indents those automatically), however it also italicizes them. I'm sure I could fool around with my settings to work it out but:
a) Not interested/no time
b) worried that the changed settings will affect previous/future posts

Barbara Bruederlin said...

Don't change the settings!!

Columbian culture in aqaluit - that invokes such a feeling of change, of the encroachment of other cultures. I guess that's the precipice which is so fun.

Robert Hiscock said...

I'm not so sure any rushing is obvious.

John Mutford said...

Exactly. Change is fun, but has consequences. A good one being that we find out more about who we were in the first place, even if it is post hoc.

Rj, Thanks. I haven't decided to scrap it yet!

Barbara Bruederlin said...

Yay! I understood a poem! I rule.