This week's album is Pulp's This is Hardcore. I hope you enjoy it 🙂 Amazingly, it's nearly twenty years old already.
This week's album is Tom Waits' Alice. Have a dreamy one! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEj-mrwwaxo&list=PLjlS6IZUVGk6SZsctcxKp0ZPIGtHiR1Lx
This week's poem is a little different - a poem instructing the reader on how to create a poem.
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A strange dystopian thought provoker
Strungballs is a short novella by author Mike Russell. In it, we follow a young boy by the name of Sydney as he undergoes a procedure to remove a square of flesh from his chest. After the procedure, his father presents him with a “strungball” which is a hard red ball on a string that is to be inserted into the newly created recess in his body. Upon receipt of his new prize Sydney is given the stern warning that once the strungball inserted, it can never be removed. In Sydney’s harsh utilitarian society his world is very ordered. All rooms in the city are the same dimensions, have the same color schemes and all look out…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFSdf_VeYG0 I wonder: do our visitors from outside of the UK know about Pulp? I know they were massive, but they just seem so... British! Would love to know 🙂
This week's short story is H. W. Guernsey (Howard Wandrei)'s Here Lies. I hope you enjoy it!
This week's Thursday album is T. Rex's Electric Warrior. I hope you enjoy it 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koFM5paYEmM&list=PLA2B8AFBB5E48DA07
Internal Inspection by Jacek Yerka.
Georgia Translated by Ghita Jaouhari i don’t sleep Georgia i shoot arrows into the night Georgia i wait Georgia the fire is like the snow Georgia the night is my neighbor Georgia i hear sounds without exception Georgia i see the smoke that rises Georgia i walk in the shadow of the fox’s footsteps … Continue reading The Monday Poem: Georgia by Philippe Soupault
I often post images of Louise Bourgeois' paintings and drawings, but here's one of her incredible sculptures! It's a bronze piece made in 1968.