untying imaginary knots
Josh Berman Quartet (JB, cornet; Ben Goldberg, clarinet; Devin Hoff, bass; Jordan Glenn, drums), live, San Francisco (Red Poppy Art House), 2009
This is on a day
when I want to say all kinds of things three times,
and: silence, silence, silence,
as if it were music,
someone else’s who doesn’t know it.
—Nachoem M. Wijnberg (1961-), from “I Love Life” (translated from the Dutch by David Colmer)