He' sure got a lot of gall / to be so useless and all / muttering small talk at the wall . . . [Dylan]
Very deep physical / mental fatigue beginning around three o'clock most afternoons, extending through until dinnertime when I begin to pick up a bit. Slight tingling in scalp & neck.
Just being phenomenological.
Joseph Duemer is Professor of Literature Emeritus at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.
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