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B O D H [ I ]   C I R C U [ I T ] S  /

\ A L G [A] E [ B R A ]   D [ R A [ I N ] ]

type un(i)coiling (it)self, unable to tell tails from heads… to derive moment(um) to flip, on a slanted(ge), even after a well-balance(die(t) of (pan right) un(x)pected polar(elatives) sc(our) leafs & shed sheets tied end-on-end out the cell… Be(fore (skin)) unfolded, I(m) a g(host) rubbing a  plastic rod against a furry rabbit foot … flying a kite in a T-cell, exiled beneath a tree, con(strain)ed to an arbitrary ma(i)ze in(her)ently based on inner-(light need not illuminate it)self through the viscous turnstile, signs the cross (for granted) in the g(host) bldg of physical & S.o.s. waves… sleepingcinches the belt for a world tour (movement (a)round the poles creates potential) with no safety net to trap cha(ins)taking necessary precautions before the journey to the colon(y) enclosing the camp bell, shifting the 5-fold clutch… lost in a foreign anti-body to lasso yourself in the foot traffic circulating the merry-go-round cruz-ship, judging the glory… stopping to bivouac for the night, an acrobat tying a string around your grip index (order is a memory of condition) to let you down in the chilean economy (nothing to absorb shock), to carry out the sentence, ascending the escalatorclutching the rail during the crisis… yellow ribbons around oak trees are cheap sentiments from where I work (to not work)  headed for the last will, reverberating… the tree-lined sidewalk so low it meets the pavement, I’m in need of a Christ(mas) trim & a sno-coned sea bass to honor the upside-down horseshoe… diffusing the rattlesnake under the  fig tree, the mongrel sucks albumen & salt water taffy from the garter left on the stoop… they make a stink about wire- less communication, everyone in the circui(tree) wired to the grindstone, bound by the curving 2-stroke subway plow … returning to the same state (its all in the work done on the way)… unscrambling eggs leads to perpetual hungerswimming up to my throat in debt of buffalo-head nickels treading frosty crop circles (spirals are incomplete circuits)…regurgitating sugarcane & barley on vacation (breathing backwards)… a coupled intestinal (dis)order brought on by O- juice & excrement from a funnel web spider, irreversible (flushing clockwise), right hand reaching, thumbs up sport recognizing opera from the baseball diamond (transience cannot be understood by minds intent on grasping) let goof the elephants trunk, self-similar umbilical spray … risking immunity to stand in her strapless bra, for once, intent on(sur)viving the fitness anxiety dreams… water-borne minerals form standing wave patterns, on the surface resides the  (x)ing to board the 7-train clutching a 4-leaf clover (in a funk), her c-section becoming un-sutured right before the After(math)… reali(zing) yo-yo(ur(self)) are in the cycle all the way back to colon or even noah’s ark… the cloudhell-bent on molecular meditation before the balinese tooth-filing begins, a necessary pain to cover ground lost …spiraling to sit in one place, reading the firescape in motion, just one of many identical scripts subject to sub-(sur)facegeology beneath the movement of air (muse)… technology is lust re:moved from nature … she(lved) in the witches market, dissolved in llama sweat (after you sign on the dotted line) summaryxing all that you worked for which there is no translation… stumped by the flux of genomic (r)evolution & global oscillat(ions)… perverse hunchbacks whirling …ripping the fabric to ascend to the pristine state enveloped in a high-voltage cyclone with the (capa)city to endure…7 miles from love I paid hard cash for a used sun hat that I originally lost on a trip that identified me, no otherhell met would purge the equations of in(duct)ance & capacitance polluting my head as I crank the chain pulling youalong for the ride, the traces endure from the bonfire across the border, nothing remains from the dreadlocks of the buffalo soldiers on a death march except rabbit ears pick up a strong signal in the brine… after the bubbles subside, a Dead pariah in her lap, circumnavigating her tailbone, growing the fifth hand of an ancient monkey, converging… conserving energy for the return trip although she felt d(rain)ead …always self-aware of her cotton-mouthed hunger our toddler takes its first steps then trips & falls into the strange wind-mobile attractor, the blood circulating without her knowing, feeding on it(self), the little vandal consuming its own tail already showing 3-day stubble & true grit &forged marzipan fingers shave the ice (we take for granted), the harsh dependencies (as it were) to entropy after getting laid /off  to learn the lost wax method inside-out between the hanging sides of beef … throwing eggs at windshields to exorcise, playing hide-n-go-seek in the ice plants with a lace noose, identifying with calculus, making concrete from the bedrock, percolating SuFi springs, my ass you were raised in a (trans(former) barn, its programmed cell death… after the dust settles the score is dead tied, the information compels us to our recognizance, burying the corpse they removed from you during the operation, unaware, relinquished as long as they didn’t break the skin… waking up with fresh cartilage inside you, your white blood cells counting backwards 89, 55, 34, 21, 13, 8, 5, 3, 2, 1, 0a blast of ice-water in your veins, a deliberate infusion of clear (sal)ine, you feel your pants against your skin & knowfor certain the manmade drains & streets in the city after leaving crumbs, eat your way thru the spi(rail)ing epi(c)path stitched in granite on dome’s end, e(x)caping cage’s sil(en)ce read(y) to curl (be)neath currents bending on the t(e(l)e)

type un(i)coiling (it)self, unable to tell tails from heads… to derive moment(um) to flip, on a slanted(ge), even after a well-balance(die(t) of (pan right) un(x)pected polar(elatives) sc(our) leafs & shed sheets tied end-on-end out the cell… Be(fore (skin)) unfolded, I(m) a g(host) rubbing a  plastic rod against a furry rabbit foot … flying a kite in a T-cell, exiled beneath a tree, con(strain)ed to an arbitrary ma(i)ze in(her)ently based on inner-(light need not illuminate it)self through the viscous turnstile, signs the cross (for granted) in the g(host) bldg of physical & S.o.s. waves… sleepingcinches the belt for a world tour (movement (a)round the poles creates potential) with no safety net to trap cha(ins)taking necessary precautions before the journey to the colon(y) enclosing the camp bell, shifting the 5-fold clutch… lost in a foreign anti-body to lasso yourself in the foot traffic circulating the merry-go-round cruz-ship, judging the glory… stopping to bivouac for the night, an acrobat tying a string around your grip index (order is a memory of condition) to let you down in the chilean economy (nothing to absorb shock), to carry out the sentence, ascending the escalatorclutching the rail during the crisis… yellow ribbons around oak trees are cheap sentiments from where I work (to not work)  headed for the last will, reverberating… the tree-lined sidewalk so low it meets the pavement, I’m in need of a Christ(mas) trim & a sno-coned sea bass to honor the upside-down horseshoe… diffusing the rattlesnake under the  fig tree, the mongrel sucks albumen & salt water taffy from the garter left on the stoop… they make a stink about wire- less communication, everyone in the circui(tree) wired to the grindstone, bound by the curving 2-stroke subway plow … returning to the same state (its all in the work done on the way)… unscrambling eggs leads to perpetual hungerswimming up to my throat in debt of buffalo-head nickels treading frosty crop circles (spirals are incomplete circuits)…regurgitating sugarcane & barley on vacation (breathing backwards)… a coupled intestinal (dis)order brought on by O- juice & excrement from a funnel web spider, irreversible (flushing clockwise), right hand reaching, thumbs up sport recognizing opera from the baseball diamond (transience cannot be understood by minds intent on grasping) let goof the elephants trunk, self-similar umbilical spray … risking immunity to stand in her strapless bra, for once, intent on(sur)viving the fitness anxiety dreams… water-borne minerals form standing wave patterns, on the surface resides the  (x)ing to board the 7-train clutching a 4-leaf clover (in a funk), her c-section becoming un-sutured right before the After(math)… reali(zing) yo-yo(ur(self)) are in the cycle all the way back to colon or even noah’s ark… the cloudhell-bent on molecular meditation before the balinese tooth-filing begins, a necessary pain to cover ground lost …spiraling to sit in one place, reading the firescape in motion, just one of many identical scripts subject to sub-(sur)facegeology beneath the movement of air (muse)… technology is lust re:moved from nature … she(lved) in the witches market, dissolved in llama sweat (after you sign on the dotted line) summaryxing all that you worked for which there is no translation… stumped by the flux of genomic (r)evolution & global oscillat(ions)… perverse hunchbacks whirling …ripping the fabric to ascend to the pristine state enveloped in a high-voltage cyclone with the (capa)city to endure…7 miles from love I paid hard cash for a used sun hat that I originally lost on a trip that identified me, no otherhell met would purge the equations of in(duct)ance & capacitance polluting my head as I crank the chain pulling youalong for the ride, the traces endure from the bonfire across the border, nothing remains from the dreadlocks of the buffalo soldiers on a death march except rabbit ears pick up a strong signal in the brine… after the bubbles subside, a Dead pariah in her lap, circumnavigating her tailbone, growing the fifth hand of an ancient monkey, converging… conserving energy for the return trip although she felt d(rain)ead …always self-aware of her cotton-mouthed hunger our toddler takes its first steps then trips & falls into the strange wind-mobile attractor, the blood circulating without her knowing, feeding on it(self), the little vandal consuming its own tail already showing 3-day stubble & true grit &forged marzipan fingers shave the ice (we take for granted), the harsh dependencies (as it were) to entropy after getting laid /off  to learn the lost wax method inside-out between the hanging sides of beef … throwing eggs at windshields to exorcise, playing hide-n-go-seek in the ice plants with a lace noose, identifying with calculus, making concrete from the bedrock, percolating SuFi springs, my ass you were raised in a (trans(former) barn, its programmed cell death… after the dust settles the score is dead tied, the information compels us to our recognizance, burying the corpse they removed from you during the operation, unaware, relinquished as long as they didn’t break the skin… waking up with fresh cartilage inside you, your white blood cells counting backwards 89, 55, 34, 21, 13, 8, 5, 3, 2, 1, 0a blast of ice-water in your veins, a deliberate infusion of clear (sal)ine, you feel your pants against your skin & knowfor certain the manmade drains & streets in the city after leaving crumbs, eat your way thru the spi(rail)ing epi(c)path stitched in granite on dome’s end, e(x)caping cage’s sil(en)ce read(y) to curl (be)neath currents bending on the t(e(l)e)

a chapbook of text and image by Derek White

ISBN 0-9746053-5-2

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Review of B.C./A.D. by Michael Basinski

 

Mini-review in Sidereality

 

 

*  * * samplings from B.C./A.D. * *  *

Parallel Decay Series (Forklift, Ohio 14, Sept 2005)

A Foundation of Dependency (One Less Mag, Issue 1, Home, Spring 2005)

I/O Embed: Lot 34 (Bird Dog 6, Winter 2005)

At Least the Sink Was in a Rental (perspektive 48 + 49, Germany, Hungary, Austria)

S.C.L.E.R.A. (perspektive 48 + 49, Germany, Hungary, Austria)

Yellow Rosa Cirq[incision] (as first published in Word for/Word)

A Hive of Selves (as first published in Sidereality, vol 3, issue) 

Parallel Structures (as first published in Sendecki)

Coming Clean (published in Score 18, November 2003)

Phoenix Egg Omelet (as first published in Xstream #12)

Press Enter to Align and Re: Origin vs. Date (as first published in Aught)

Roundtrip Ways to Work (as first published in Rife)

LaZar(us)/LePer(son) Lap (as published in Black Box, Summer 2004)

Ollie Ollie Oxen Free (exhibited in UNREADABILITY: an eyedrum/perforations production)

Staring Inward the Sun

3 architectural examples illustrating concepts of B.C./A.D.

other samples catalogued in the Sackner Archive

 

B.C./A.D. BC/AD BCAD bodhi circuits algebra drain experimental text and image visual poetry art