Archive for April, 2009

Read “Eye Tooth”

April 30, 2009

at this location. This person might be dreaming our brains.

The others are not as good as Eye Tooth.

Eye tooth is to a rotary telephone as ___ is to a fox gnawing a mole’s hand.

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Waterlily

April 30, 2009

Record player in a suitcase is to Russian poetry as ________ is to staying at home in bed.

Soon

April 29, 2009

Soon, I am hoping to figure out how to post sound clips here. In the meantime, here is a game:

The game is: Making Analogies with Blank Spaces for a Partner!

I say, “Telephone post is to rusted key as ____ is to lace over one dead eye.”

You say,”_____” ?

A Theremin’s Song

April 24, 2009

A Woodpecker’s Song

April 16, 2009

April 14, 2009

AQUARIUS: I actually kind of hope that your brain is in major overload right now. I hope that you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the new information you’ve absorbed, and that your imagination is a blur of wheels within wheels within wheels spinning at top speeds. In fact I’ll go so far as to say that if this is the case, you’re definitely on the right track. You’re doing what’s necessary to prepare for rebuilding your foundation in May. And if for some reason there are no wheels within wheels within wheels spinning at top speeds — if your mind is as empty and clear as a cloudless blue sky in Montana — then you’re probably doing something wrong. So get out there and start stuffing it with new ideas, radical theories, crazy speculations, wild guesses, and raw perceptions.

April 13, 2009

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Definition of Siluetas.

April 13, 2009

A silueta is an exile from and presence of the body.

A silueta transforms the body and the ground / tree / water / grass where it is placed.

A silueta is an outline or trace, not of the body, but of what is unseen within that body.

A silueta is an attempt to outline the self not contained within the self.

A silueta is a ritual embodied.

A silueta is the body casting off its previous body to bear witness to its new body.

A silueta allows the body to bear witness to the change / transformation of the body.

A silueta body is a ground body.

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A silueta body is a water body.

A silueta body is a fire body.

A silueta body is a transient body.

A silueta has no identity.

A silueta contains all identities.

A silueta has no gender.

A silueta contains all genders.

A silueta vanishes over time.

A body vanishes over time.

it’s always sideways, no matter what a girl does

April 10, 2009

changing

Dear Mary Rowlandson, Andreas Vesalius, & Emily Dickinson

April 9, 2009

It’s lyricism. Because a lyric movement always attracts and repels its characters–anonymous–in their disappearance as well as their presence. And they can be named within the text, named subjectively, objectively, for these characters sometimes become real characters. For instance I wrote a text “…Where the forest is darker” when my father died. But I don’t articulate any form of the word father and I never articulate the word mother, my mother who was so present at the death of my father. So in fact even in the most extreme situations, like death, like a theme of death, like the death theme, the character remains anonymous. There is, let me say, affectivity that causes the anonymity to come and screen an emotion or transgression. –Anne-Marie Albiach