Odd phrasing in final stanza, Doug. Is 'as' meant to connote 'because' or
'while'? Know what you mean about the accumulations of aches and their
willingness to recede and revisit, apparently unaccountably.
On Thursday, November 26, 2015, Sheila Murphy <[log in to unmask]>
> Oh, yes. And the slow accumulation. Each its own. They gather.
> Lovely, Doug.
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 9:39 AM, Douglas Barbour <[log in to unmask]
> > the little pains
> > slowly do you in
> > year by year by year
> > they appear
> > in the knee the
> > wrist always
> > somewhere in the back
> > here there &
> > gone again for
> > a day a week
> > perhaps but
> > little by little
> > they accumulate
> > as never really mentioned
> > were they
> > Douglas Barbour
> > Recent publications: (With Sheila E Murphy) Continuations & Continuation
> > (UofAPress).
> > Recording Dates (Rubicon Press).
> > Done in by creation itself.
> > I mean the gods. Not us. Well us too.
> > The gods moved into books. Who wrote the books?
> > We wrote the books. In whose dream, then are we dreaming?
> > Robert Kroetsch.