Jim Leftwich – The Blue Seam 1

    van Jim Leftwich
in een lezing van Dirk Vekemans
opgenomen op 17/12/2020

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The knee prevails, torments the furniture of the future.
Intone the couch.
Each travail illuminates the fabric of Jupiter.
Poets detourned by chemical writings enumerate their outrages, suspended, and recite the ancient, unnameable Cyclops, their volatile fortunes impoverished by precarity, the blue improvisations of quantity and fragment.
Our circular cars are the products of a horrible serpentine, bent infants an inquiry trespassed by aviary, by Python, by the Nous we nest in the pointless  tension of The Other (dual roles, parsed sauce, a roiling rose, the Delphic coup at Delphi, hirsute apples, the supernal melons of the philosophers).
The foot is a fate.
The gate is a floor.
The door is a fountain.
Blue centers attribute false realities to the ladders and sonnets of sunrise.
Adjourn! Eject! Perchance! Plunge!
Dance, approved by the clinic pouring pulse, marvels an approaching salt. Tripod excavates reception. An homage to the triple sun — eaten by Apollo!

(you can buy the book here)

Jim Leftwich
Jim Leftwhich, The Blue Seam - MonOcle-Lash Anti-Press 2020
lezing toegevoegd op 2020-12-17 11:12

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first reading from Jim Leftwich's 'THE BLUE SEAM', written in september 2016 and published by monOcle-Lash Anti-Press in August 2020.
We strongly recommend you to purchase the booklet lest you be left alone in the dark forever.


the reading was done using only voice and a prototype of the NKdeE audioFaag that involves streaming a live performance over the internet and feeding back the stream to both the performer's ears with headphones and the master recording. this allows the performer to calibrate its awareness of what is about to happen to the incongruenties produced by time differences caused by internet traffic. the amount of information thus eaten from the future is by logical consequence directly proportional to the amount of listeners at the time.
as the number of listeners at the time of this recording was presumably zero, no information was actually received, but the exercise allegedly 'sharpened the awareness of its participant'.

sharpening our awareness of what is happening may cause horrendous pain but it's a established cure for any kind of mental disorder.


and thus i shall descend upon you

    van Dirk Vekemans
in een lezing van Dirk Vekemans
met Dirk Vekemans (live electronics)

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in sotto vocequasi parlando – piu forte – frusciando

do not call me into your light of day
for i am severed from myself
i have lost my early plight of sorrow
i have lost the petty pride and curse of worth
i have forsaken all the names you gave me
i have given them to plagues to rule your world
i have shed your scary skin of love
i have found my ancient cloth of dark

do not call me into the light of day
do not venture forth to please me
do not seek to relish in despise of me
for i am no one and do not wish to be
i will sleep for ever through your history
for there is no end to me
for there is no being left in me
for there is no getting me
for i am no one
and i am you

and thus i shall descend upon you
with lips of dust i will kiss your garments
with giant hands of steel i will uplift you
with snakes and thorns i will caress you
with breath of fire i will pervade you
with words that end your thought
my voice will strike you

and when you’re gone
and when you’re gone
no one will mourn you

for i will linger like a weeping wave
from star to star and i will bounce
off the utter blackness of the hole
to watch it devour
the last of all your angry whispers
the final vestige of your anxious coil.

Dirk Vekemans
ViLT 2020
lezing toegevoegd op 2020-11-17 08:24

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simpel aah-loopje, twee micro's, eentje met wat echo d'r op