There is a superb set of lines in Robin Blaser’s great companion poem on Robert Duncan in Pell Mell also collected in The Holy Forest. Blaser references “the travois of the poetic mind / the drag-load harnessed to the body”
The frame of a travois with its “A” shape reminds me of the Aleph sequence of poem/pictures by bp Nicol.
I like how the simile pulls upon the bodily reaction: hand and eye and ear connected to the travels and travails of mind. Very instructive.
And so for day 640