Howard Slater

Tnoona /
SBN-A-1 66K

Three poems by Howard Slater.

Tnoona (1975)

It’s best to start nowhere
Hardly begin
Add a cataract to sight
Be but a breath away from the end
And stay there stray there
be steeped there
in determined holding
as an almost spoken rising

Tenderness (1977)

Eyes closed
shift in a body
made over to
hover and veer

SBN-A-1 66K (1972)

A unison weave of the deep
and the high compliment an
insistent dense tinkle that
statics out a non-melodic cluster
The rational notes of two
patiently try to do along to the confined
randomness of no-ones little bells
Going nowhere but subsisting together

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