[NetBehaviour] Litany

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Mon Jul 29 16:34:09 CEST 2013


otherwise I might suffocate...

On Mon, 29 Jul 2013, Annie Abrahams wrote:

> only for 5 minutes though :)
> 
> after that I imagine us listening to his music
> 
> Annie
> 
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 12:00 PM, marc garrett
> <marc.garrett at furtherfield.org> wrote:
>       HI Alan,
>
>       I can imagine Alan in a 6 ft grave outside our space in the park
>       - and a small hole where people can hear the poem shouted out...
>
>       marc
> 
>
>       or from beneath an open grave (as megaphone) -
> 
>
>       On Sun, 28 Jul 2013, dave miller wrote:
>
>             Hi AlanI love this - would be great shouted
>             out loud
> 
>
>             On 28 July 2013 16:30, Alan Sondheim
>             <sondheim at panix.com> wrote:
> 
>
>                   Litany
>
>                   I've hung my body out to dry.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've invaded my cellular automata with
>             suicide.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've sexed my skin into reassembled
>             ribbons.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've broken my language down into
>             brutality.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've pushed my name against the
>             jail-house bars.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've blasphemed against every word of
>             the Torah.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've distributed my genome among the
>             criminal class.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've transformed open source into an
>             open sore.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've murdered my talent and starved the
>             rest of me.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've sold out absolutely nothing to no
>             one.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   I've turned my selves into holocausts.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                     And it was not enough.
>                   It was never enough and never
>             sufficient.
>                   It was always enough and always
>             sufficient.
>                   It overflowed and drowned.
>                   It never dried and was always perfect.
>                   It was always cleansed and never dirty.
>                   It was always healed.
>                   It was always heaven and kind.
>                   It was always safe and enough.
>
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>             Dave Miller
>             UNESCO Chair in New Media Forms of the Book,
>             University of Bedfordshire
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