a musician's life

time spent alone with the unseen but actual

 seeking the truth in the rub between intervals

 learning the language that Babel forgot

ceaselessly searching absorbing and finding

 distilling past excess no longer binding

allowing the clear distillation to flow out

attempting to halt in polluting the product

water runs through you: each human an aqueduct

 a river runs through it and when rivers meet

 the pure tainted waters ooze into the sea

horizonless ocean that blends with the stars

the bridge to an ancient exuberant dark