Monday, May 16, 2022





 

 

T H E E T C.

John M. Bennett - April-May 2022





the etc.


the end's bread hole

the clinging window smoke

the slobbered face wind

the black wall voice

the swim's gloom born

the knotting ice hand

the fingered tooth cloud








etc.


shot clod

it 's h

ot hair


flavor boil

my icy drool

savored , eye








if it


is a shore

your mud

deflaccid


was

reckless rice


complete , frayed


a forest ran

pus flight

your flagging sleep


is meat you said

mi sed intextina





be es


correction spilled away

your breakfast dreams

invade the lung

you tumbled wide

ahora sweating

abejas hay





aformismos


lungless fell

yr burning back

is ever was


un note

un nerve

un name


snore file

it's a tool load

heavy than air


is ever could

was never wood

a pool


any wave

many floor

one or none







specimens


sleep imitation

absent key

circle crevice

grasses

long ruminants


eye silence

wheel devoured

chaos sphere

glass sheet glue


Samples hidden in Iván Argüelles'

The Rumor of Sleep”, April 2022






orilla


end fork arm

rise boil

cling tored

eve sky


de tail crumbles

voice remains

lumenludicrous

but still


's lake re

tains nest dr

owned yr

ear sings'





ferment


luz enfrente

labio dormido

estormudo es

grillos del ojo


es timón

es trueno

es tuerca


suerismo

boca abierta

diente y sombra

ya no habre


dor matada





thunder leak


sweat stool or

plashing


yr thumb under

soil roiling


it clung

it





ojo L


it door

it erate

it ch


arf , shoe

single


a f f f f f

eck tless wind


mouth pool

yr fermentation





fis


flood stain you

sock demember


a spore your

spill absorbed


iss t







Al escribir sabemos que hay algo muy

importante que decir con respecto a la

realidad, y que tenemos ese algo al alcance,

allí nomás, muy cerca, en la punta de la

lengua, y que no debemos olvidarlo. Pero

siempre, sin falta, lo olvidamos.”


- Eduardo Halfon, El Boxeador Polaco, 2016.








 

Saturday, April 30, 2022






 

GRAVEL WAS THE FUTURE

- For Hal Mcgee, C. Mehrl Bennett, & Jeff Chenailt



)Denser shoe im pact yr cloud

lint over shopping center Mall of Time(


HERE

LIES

IT

IS


eat yr throat

the window burns

falls off wall


WIND WALL WIND

WALL WIND WALL

WIND WALL WIND

WALL WIND WALL


¡Ay mi tamal incandescente!

y seco y

viento y

atronador...

y smelt the tree


the scanner said WET SLEEP

door phone floor

bone snore home

gore blown core groan


suck the vax the vacuum

El Vacío del teléfono

was my flopping loot


                                               Tongues of Wire Wall of Gas


                                               Grease flies from the tube the tube

is thick with flies the Dumpster Throne Crows


LOCK LINT LOCK LINT

LOCK LINT LOCK LINT

LOCK LOOT LOCK LOOT 1

LOCK LOOT LOCK LOOT


Want to snore?

THE FLOOR SPELLT YR HAND

WROTE BROKE DOOR IS

SLAB IS ASH


Pestaña acuática” - José Lezama Lima

Me pensaba la pierna lúdica lubrecada

sancochada de tus nalgas


yr sickened sausage window clot

Hair washed the walls a mask cud

cud walk cud walk cud walk cud

walk cud walk cud walk cud

ka ka ka

ka ka

ka

k


Los gendarmes pegaban con sus porras

a las arañas que descendían curiosas por la

invertida torre de la lámpara” - José Lezama Lima


ARAÑAS SIN VIENTO

SISMO de las cinco de la tarde


ABCESS ACCESS

ABCESS ACCESS

ABCESS ACCESS

OOOOOOOOOS

SSSSSSSSUCKLING


MY BACKSTAB LAUNDRY FLUTTER

stool wind stool

gut stool water

stool room stool

fist stool pants

stool drool stool

neck stool bank

stool flag stool

nostril stool knot

stool archive stool 2

plunge stool load

stool brain stool

stool stool STOOL


Spell & Lurk

the shaking wheel

a storm door

cozy & lisping

where the end sleeps

the billboard bombed

Dry Leg Twitch


the torn radio


Name & Grit

my shoe's river

is a door

it is not my leg

it is a thunderhead

a leafess dog

your tongue hamster

skull of water


it is where I sprayed

where I coffed the peom

DRIPPED & FLED

not sooner

not now

THE BASEMENT'S WINGS

& SOCK CLOTS

THE MILD MAPS

itching in my pantsleg

it was your mice & sueño

pulgas y espejos

nombres y lagos

acid & ice

was it

WAS IT

IT WAS


peel number

the flooded snore 3

MICE SPELLING ON WINDSHIELD

parking lot a wall of chicken parts

YOUR SEVERED WIND

retain the tooth you brained


EAT DOMINGO

NO ES VIERNES

es el agua fulminante

ES UN DEDO

QUE ME DICE COMO

COMO COMER

un ladrillo


NO ES OBVIO


synthetic wind

the crumbled night

yes was sweaty

yes was freezing

in my floor's suckage

a shirt

a chair

a denture

a flag

a combination lock


it's cheesy

a sun

says the toilet

bowl

was a hat

a lightbulb & lips

the steps ripping

the FROG BEHIND YOUR EYES


SHOT THE DOOR


the needle whines

my inner eye leakage


phone crumbles

in my CROTCH

cloud injection 4

Oi Oi Oi

shape crash

SHAPE CRASH


cottage cheese & knee


POOL OF HAM SANDWICHES

& HAND LOTION


gland crawling

yr swollen suit

nostril format


SPAM TEST SPAM

TEST SPAM TEST

SPAM TEST SPAM

TEST SPAM TEST


FISTIC CLOUD

TWITSES O

MLORTO O MORTOT

O MORDOK O

MORDIP O

MORTIFUMEO


ACID FONE


LADDER BURNING ON THE ROOF


tic Tic tic TIC tic

TIC tic TIC tic TIC

TICK TIC K TI CK

T ICK Tick TicK K


grunt in the smoke

THE FONE BURNS

&

crawls


Bled sky

Stun sky

Ant sky

Knob sky


THE FAUCET BLEEDS 5


an ink storm

a cloud brick

a skull drip

a shoe wind

a book coff

a hammer bed

a sleep tonsil


MY FOOT IN A BRICK


it was your bowl

your ankle soup

a fish swimming

in stone your

garbage dumpster

a clock


GRAVEL was the FUTURE

where your blunt Head SANG


GRAVE

was your past

where your blind

BREAD HANGS


BLIND BREAD

BLIND BREAD

BLIND BREAD

H

H

A

N

G

S







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 Temple of Poseiden, Greece







Tuesday, April 12, 2022