I will be performing a set of spoken word protest poetry, sing-song folksy-blues-pop and trip hop to make your ears flop! Charcoal Gallery Cafe, Hotel Road, Mt Lavinia. 7:30PM. Entrance: Rs 100.
Finally got around to making playlists on 8tracks. I used to listen to music almost solely album by album, but over the past two years I’ve gotten out of that habit. Also, I seem to have branched out in terms of genre. Which is good! The mix below has spoken word set to music, with … Read more
As real as thinking wonders created by the possibility – forms. A period at the end of a sentence which began it was into a present, a presence saying something as it goes. No form less than activity. All words – days – or eyes – or happening is an event only for the observer? … Read more
translated from a popular Chinese drama by Lin Yutang A young nun am I, sixteen years of age; My head was shaven in my young maidenhood. For my father, he loves the Buddhist sutras, And my mother, she loves the Buddhist priests. Morning and night, morning and night, I burn incense and I pray, for … Read more
© 2013 Jacob Burckhardt. Distributed by PennSound. A film by Jacob Burckhardt, 1974, 9 min., color. in collaboration with Laleen Jayamanne (film critic, theoretician) A figure pops out of a hole in the sidewalk. She dances, throws flowers, jumps up and down in a puddle, chugs a 32 oz beer and performs a yaknetuma (/exorcism) … Read more
A sign of consciousness on the wall, mercurial dreams, shifting frames; a room with no doors, just open spaces, held across by its threshold, palms on each side, two horns rising from the seat of mind, two legs held to gather as one al -chemical disposition reverence for sym -bols deliverance a gesture held be … Read more
We never quite could tell strength from stupidity pride in perseverance the point where stubbornness purchased a harvest of futility If the body has forgotten how to sleep what chance has thought to teach its subtleties like tenderness or faith All that could matter is the reciprocating want of flesh wordless and beyond translation to … Read more
Because he saw the men of the world ploughing their fields, sowing the seed, trafficking, huckstering, buying and selling, and at the end winning nothing but bitterness, for this he was moved to pity To the figures bathing at the river Jizo appeared The sky was full of small fishes The bodies of the men … Read more