title is a comment about to piranesi’s etchings, found in
ficacci, l, . giovanni battista piranesi: selected etchings, taschen, italy p.12
image is a would-be ‘pixelated’ noise screen my computer gave me today when i tried to play a video file, which required a codec i didn’t have.
escape into purity, by wolfgang bauer
i am pursued by a horde of analogies
i want to escape
their sweet utility
on which i have gorged myself
for too long.
i know that the tree is a tree-of-life
that life is a dream
that the soul is as deep as the sea
and death a constant companion
i that the heavens are a tapestry
that the buzzing of bees a song
and that there are two sides to every coin
that woman is a goddess
reality an illusion…
the city a sea of houses
the night a mantle
the sun a ball
the moon a sickle.
out with you,
you cooing metaphors
i want to make poetry:
under the blue sky
in a green meadow
sits a beautiful woman
in her hand is a bunch of daisies
her dress is blue.
in a dark room a man
sits and eats his soup
he quickly empties the bowl
wipes his mouth and
goes down into the cellar.
the pretty woman comes home
the man is already sitting with his wine
she makes him a bite to eat
oh, how fine.
how beautiful and simple is the world
how joyous a life
the art of fiction
my subterranean survey continues…
thanks to engaged enthusiasts like nick catford, and the disused-stations website, a rich source of information about disused holborn viaduct station is readily available.
some other sources:
there was a train station named holborn viaduct, underground and not far away from the gatehouses. this map attempts to how these…
the stretch of fleet river, between holborn and the thames, was culverted in 1737.
image – a drawing of the fleet river by ‘mr crosby,’ 1844
my sister married a year ago, this month.
at the wedding reception i pretended
that my camera was a girlfriend or date.
the evident yearning for social,
and otherwise interpersonal intimacy,
through contrived anthropomorphising,
spins perversion, amusement and analogous-thought
into warm and shocking revolutions
performance artist, and good friend, kate janes explores similar self-aware, self-conscious things in her work.
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route. home to sculpture shop to oxford street to tate britain to trafalgar square to charing corss road to home to hamstead to clapham to home.