Could be located in the sky, another dimension, a book, a blue note, the sunflower sutra. Or in sage smoke, a vévé, an algorithm, lotus blossom, Tao Te Ching, temple, tarot, torah. A mandala, a bottle, a tab, a white line, an orgasm; maybe on a palimpsest or in a grimoire. Is it on a star, under a fathomless sea, on a beetle’s back, in a sapphire, at the top of the minaret, a cathedral’s spire, a sand castle, an ordinary pebble, in a nameless nothingness.....
hide and go seek...
finding several clues
in a dog’s eyes
—Reproduced here with author’s permission from Senryu Circle
(Facebook: 13 June 2020)
is a poet, contemporary visual artist, and retired educator who lives in the Seattle
area and describes himself this way: “ex-scientist/ quasi-artist/
semi-poet/ pseudo-guitarist/ meta-misanthrope.” Now in his seventh
decade, he was a neurobiologist in a prior lifetime long ago—and still really
misses looking through microscopes.
Mark is the author of neo-Nothyngge (June 2020), a collection of selected
short-form poetry (haiku, senryu, haibun, haiga, tanka), contemporary art, photography,
and asemic writing, available on Amazon.
worlds within worlds, haiga by Mark Meyer in
MacQueen’s Quinterly (Issue 3, May 2020)
selbstporträt— in MacQ-2 (March 2020)
Featured Works by Mark Meyer at Davidson Galleries (Seattle,
by Mark Meyer in Issue 1.8 (29 August 2019) and Issue 1.6 (27 May 2019) of