Something strange about the uncoiling spring When the worm dances for the circling bird When the egg hatches the delighted sperm When the nut endears itself to squirrel When the berry invites the bear to dine When the light calls forth the glittering eye When the willow paints the whistling wind And everything begins with […]
The light wanes As the shrinking leg of a stately crane Stands poised in a rising tidal pool During a sudden summer rain Soon . . . You will be gone too.
Nerval strolling through Paris with his lobster on a leash Lautreamont making love with a hungry shark Duchamp installing urinals in museums Manzoni canning shit and selling it in galleries Burroughs playing William Tell and shooting his wife Mailer knifing his then being impaled by a fictional self Artaud— tragedy on stage was not enough […]