Tissue, earphones, ink and brush, notebook, dictionary,
eyeglass case, face cream, wallet, digital recorder.
Dining room table, four chairs.
Two lemons, sweet potato, fan, pencil box, power cords,
electric stove, paper towels, bananas, small painting of mangos,
handmade teacup (Rengetsu), chrome teapot, three knives,
fork, scissors. Dishrack with dishes. Washcloth. Sink and faucet.
Collage: Everyday Transcendence. Detergent, hand soap, toaster,
cutting boards. Dishwasher. Cabinets. Refrigerator. Calendar, pictures.
Three fishprints on the wall. Switch plate.
Scroll: Poem by Li Po. Sword and Bo in black lacquer rack.
Butsudan. Chest. Candle, incense box, greens.
Bookcases lined with books. Leitner, Kaven. Occasional chairs
(two). Window, drapes open: view of houses on Round Top.
Television, remote. Two collages: Giglio and Tidwell.
Louvred windows opening on lanai. Solar panels on Thurston.
Sofa, two extra pillows.
Laptop. Fingers. MS Word, Document 2. A list: What I see.
Why? An exercise. Floor. Walls. Breath. Air. Murmur of cars
on Punahou Street. Coming down. Learning to be at home again.