2 PoemsThe Shipping Forecast I
The striking thing about reading these pieces
is that High Rockall and the general synopsis
you find that the area for the next 24 hours is
please. please. when all is said and done when
there are other considerations like the last Samurai
you know the one that followed all the others like
The striking thing about reading these pieces is
that a new shipping area FitzRoy came into effect
and you find that the area for the next 48 hours is
stop. now. listen to the beginning like site reading
the sight reading when all is increasing or decreas-
there are other explorations like John Rae better than
Man Ray or the road to Antarctica is paved with
Maxwell Davis wouldn’t you say?
The striking thing about needing these pieces is
that full details are included in our Marine(s) the
weather services. North or Northwest 4 increasing
5 or 6, becoming cyclonic for a time.
there are other illuminations like the celebrated
Mr Kite celebrating his would you say kite?
or was he really sitting at the quay of the bay?
The striking thing about dreaming these pieces
is that Forties when 4 or 5 occasionally even
Dogger or Fisher or the German Bight needs
occasionally to rest, maybe in Humber, later.
there are other accumulations and if you look
at the city she conquered you will only see
New York lying at her feet. She never made
it into Julliard. Something about the way she
held the cello.
The Shipping Forecast III – Before, During & After the Forecast
You may hear before during moments of after other
material apart from the general synopsis at 13:00 slow,
slowly moving and Finisterre became FitzRoy, low south.
as Finisterre became FitzRoy. FitzRoy became. and Finis.
developing the technique the airstream modified by
the so-called embouchure, while the use of vibrato
merely added another possibility.
Viking North Utsire developing northerly increasing 6
or 7 for a time from the outside shower. good. occasionally
expected the Prince of Denmark tomorrow and tomorrow
and awake. Lear was nobody’s fool but the Fool was not
delicate and regular distortion of pitch. controlled waves
in tone true deliberate usually vary the inverse proportions
a matter of only aesthetics. judgment rather than technique
Lundy, Fastnet and the Irish Sea 3 or 4 Northerly 4 or 5 fair
good, occasionally moderate or good. Malin increasing later.
east Hebrides becomes a dead reckoning, plots on the last fix
or position; speeds through water along the compass course
and tone? can be made to grow from musical content,
decided by and during performance by the performer. long
notes? these, free the ear. added must not be distracting
Fair Isle, Faeroes westerly veering northerly 5 sometimes 6
becoming variable 3, 4, 2, 1, 0 rain. then showers. Moderate.
not a feast of fools and not a description. we want to create
a fool’s paradise? no. no. no fixed abode. only arts. mysteries.
free the ear to concentrate on the bass. the contrapuntal balance?
the french violin clef? does not transpose. Never made it into Julliard.
failed the audition. turned up time & again with no visible instrument.