SIX DURUSTI TRANSLATIONS (with Emmi Lebuffe)



1.

Up to here, every time is a variant. We pass ourselves, for the ending dirt operates on denial. Of not knowing, unaware and bereaved tumuli agree on a defined point.

From here all iterations are the same iteration, passing for finite mud and operating on exclusion. Knowingly or unknowingly, small mounds meet at this sad point.


2.

Shapes are surviving but encounter not once the tranquility of agitation. At selfsame horizons, cushions wake and hollow out. Our needful burrow of confinement is no stumbling for this mammal. A clear affirmation of fog.

Conditions are present but never met, quiet and disquiet equidistant. Pillows awaken and shovels dig small but necessary tunnels: fear of confinement is no obstacle. For mammals and what is, a message is mixed or unmixed.


3.

Peppery sauce constrains slurring itself. This is language. Indistinct twitching or clean hands. Hoped-for efforts glower, partially full. Obviating, a draw traces elsewhere.

Rust prevents rust, and mumbling is language too. Faint spasms and hand-washing make for an honest effort, in part or in whole. Evidential markers mark away.


4.

The subject is what is, a bad idea. Weight is gloomy and like vocabulary. A box of broad ones and the twigs take form. He’ll lose to take it back. Featured parts disband and find unpublished wholes among. Marching beside and toward another horizon.

Subject to what is, a bad idea and weight are morose and equal: a dictionary, can of beans or large bundle of twigs. We take form, lose it, and take it up again. Constituent parts scatter to find new wholes. We walk among them, or by them, and walk away.


5.

More the sweater ages, the falls are a recent version. In this way, a heavy light. We remember it sadly with a given snare. The substance is what misses us to become dirty. Dilation that doesn’t, really. Our weight is of others.

The older the pulling, the newer the fall. With a heavy or light thud, we remember this: a sad and substantial trap, one of many. Missing elements contaminate a growth that doesn’t grow. It is surely someone else’s burden.



6.

Using the value of smells is familiar. Mouthing hurts, obscures the refraction of confirmed sauces. There is little assemblage. Tracing isn’t not in the dark without our hesitation. A place where some eyes are porous.

Use-value wafts and familiar mispronunciation happily obfuscates. Our prism is smeared with old mayonnaise, socks are unpairable and outlines untraced. In the dark, reluctance is out of place: our eyes remain open.



Published in Vallum 14.2, Fall 2017





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Hidden allergens
or
the inability to unthink unintentionally thought-of ideas
or
the age of a given stain
or
the etymology of cultch
or
envelopes designed to not stay properly shut
or
the appropriate use of ain’t
or
all-out global war
or
not knowing which is preferable
a rock, or the idea of a rock?





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BINOCULARS IN A WINDOWLESS ROOM



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38 FLACCIDS



A text consisting of the word “flaccid” repeated thirty-eight times is read into voice-to-text software. The resulting transcription is read back into the software, the result of which is also read into the software, and so on. This process is repeated until thirty-eight iterations of the text have been produced.

For Cal
April 24th, 2017




1.

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2.

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3.

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4.

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5.

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6.

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7.

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8.

That is impossible for the little plastic plus Portuguese to class class of classical thing is it's sort of the plastic class to class the classic classic because his something is because the clinic


9.

The little plastic plus Portuguese to class class classical thing and it's the sort of the plastic class to class to class to class because it is something because the clinic


10.

What is classic classical things for the bus to class a cluster fuck is a something thing because it was


11.

Costco opens the bus to class class the class a cluster fuck is something thing because it was


12.

Taco pizza bust a class to class a class or cluster fuck is something thing because it was


13.

Take the bus to class to class a class a cluster fuck is something thing because was


14.

Take the bus to class a class cluster fuck is something because it was


15.

Think about the climate cluster fuck is something it because it wasn't possible


16.

Cluster fuck is something it'll because it wasn't possible


17.

Because something and it'll because because it wasn't possible


18.

Because something is wrong because because impossible


19.

Is because because because impossible


20.

Because because because of Omaha


21.

Because because of Omaha


22.


Because because Omaha


23.

Because it is Oma


24.

Because of


25.


Pick up


26.

Take


27.

Pick



28.

Text


29.

That


30.

Bro


31.

Hello


32.

Rome


33.

Call


34.

Cab


35.

Scab


36.

Scab


37.

Scab


38.

Scab




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Goodnight Pokiok Falls.
Goodnight Madame Chartier.
Goodnight Ghost Rock.
Goodnight ghosts.
Goodnight rocks.
Goodnight to saying goodnight.





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Excerpt from The Mirror Refrigerator, presented at centre des arts Skol, April 2013

Voice 1:  sometimes there are objects that are not food

Voice 2: wrapped or unwrapped?

Voice 1:  it depends

Voice 3: large amounts of cloth

Voice 1: or small amounts

Voice 2: dust is an object

Voice 1: what does it matter if it is an object or not?

Voice 3: it doesn't

Voice 2: well, not for the moment, anyway

Voice 1: in any case, there were lots of them, lots of different shapes

Voice 2: henagons, digons, triangles and the rest

Voice 3: circular-looking heptagons

Voice 1: a few more formless-looking things too

Voice 2: those things always have a form, no?


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