SLOW DOWN/GET LOST


I

Greek Vase
Grecian Urn
Prop Comedy


II

I don't want sound to pretend that it's a bucket
or that it's a president
or that it's in love with another sound.
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III


Still Life
Pet Peeves
Pair of Pears
Bad Neo-Fauvism
New Formal Objects
Whim Trope
Smurf's Up
Too 80s
So 90s


IV

The street can be observed through the windowpane,
which diminishes its sounds so that its movements become phantom-like.
The street itself, as seen through the transparent
(yet hard and firm) pane seems set apart,
existing and pulsating as if "beyond."
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V

a painting you can't climb


VI

So I had a hard time giving up some of them. But I managed to.
Uh, evolution.
I gave up the idea of evolution.
All of them. I gave up all of the theories. Even the atomic theory.
And then I don't have any ideas myself, and I don't believe anybody else's
so that leaves me a clear mind.
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