IN MEMORY & DREAM I LAY WITH THE FREE

found material pieces
street sequences

for Ann Klefstad & V. Mayakovsky

 

Ma
Mil
el
a ny
au kee
i ci ty

 

Be
he
ad
ed

 

To find
on stairs
to listen
to rubbish
to listen
to himself
to slink
the stairs
to slip
unseen
to imagine
smiling
to mutter
to himself
to know
to know so badly

 

(softly spoken the sounds of found stories . . . :

Dear sister, why are you crying?
I am afraid so alone in the wood.
It became quiet in the wood.
No bird sang.

 

She had a very sad life.
She was a good, true mother.
That is
a very poor answer to my question.

I will ask you another question
The lady led
a solitary life
she never had
society
I met nobody
on the way.

so sad that idea

it stands in place

 

long before
receives or
is aware
far from being
uncover verses

incessantly at moment
write minute in head

 

At sreet
I meet'
narrowed eyes
while I

Left
Left
so on
so forth
so one
Little book
long after
all-in-all
every
meeting
every
signpost
every
event
shaped
in words
time
embarked

a cloud

on cigarette packet
written
on cigarette packet

whole existence

rhyme flying

 

found materials arranged
5 july 2004

 

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