Dont Leave Me Alone in the Silence of the Dreams of the Bells

Yesterday Christopher asked me what is my favorite time of day.

I answered that I was a morning person.

But thinking about The Band pretty much got me with twilight

and I just ran across this:
Open the balcony-window. The hour of illusion draws near…The afternoon has gone to sleep and the bells dream.

which I gather is a Passos’ line. I have never read any of his work, but maybe i am going to have to….

on a new friend’s twitter site:



About anthonyuplandpoetwatkins born in Jackson, The United States August 04, 1959 gender male website genre Poetry, Historical Fiction influences James M. Lancaster, Brenda Black White, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, and Al Filreis member since March 2011 About this author edit data As one of the most public lives ever lived by a private citizen, there is little about me that isn't already available at Facebook or Shelfari and countless other places. Poet, writer, construction worker, salesman, truck driver, climber into the attics of total strangers, father and husband, and all around one of the luckiest men on the planet. My luck continued with a win in the June Goodreads Newsletter Contest! What an honor! http://anthonyuplandpoetwatkins.wordp... Additional Influences: Bob Dylan, William Faulkner, Barbara Kingsolver, Gloria Naylor, Eudora Welty
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2 Responses to Dont Leave Me Alone in the Silence of the Dreams of the Bells

  1. Maybe a Dos Passos readalong is called for?

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