Archivio mensile:luglio 2012

…balene metafisiche…linee di fuga…periferie che si incontrano sulla metro…drop out…

…I tossici sono svergognati…Sono Impermeabili alla ripugnanza degli altri. Dubito che la vergogna possa esistere in assenza di libido…La vergogna del tossico scompare con la sua socievolezza non sessuale che dipende anch’essa  dalla libido… Il tossico considera il proprio corpo in modo impersonale come uno strumento per assorbire il mezzo in cui vive… (Willam Burroughs, Il Pasto Nudo, pag. 77)

Things to Do in the Belly of the Whale (by Dan Albergotti)

Measure the walls. Count the ribs. Notch the long days.

Look up for blue sky through the spout. Make small fires

with the broken hulls of fishing boats. Practice smoke signals.

Call old friends, and listen for echoes of distant voices.

Organize your calendar. Dream of the beach. Look each way

for the dim glow of light. Work on your reports. Review

each of your life’s ten million choices. Endure moments

of self-loathing. Find the evidence of those before you.

Destroy it. Try to be very quiet, and listen for the sound

of gears and moving water. Listen for the sound of your heart.

Be thankful that you are here, swallowed with all hope,

where you can rest and wait. Be nostalgic. Think of all

the things you did and could have done. Remember

treading water in the center of the still night sea, your toes

pointing again and again down, down into the black depths.

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