29 December 2010

message from the Kinks (ca 1967)

Tea in the morning, tea in the evening, tea at supper time,
You get tea when it's raining, tea when it's snowing.
Tea when the weather's fine

27 December 2010

"We are the drowned ones ...

... let the waters come."

ونحنُ الغرقى ياسيّـدتي
نحن الغرقى
فلْـيأتِ الماء …


سعدي يوسف

America, America
Saadi Youssef
Damascus, 20 August 1995


"When the flood calls
You have no home, you have no walls"

Here comes the flood
Peter Gabriel

25 December 2010

Mais où sont les neiges d'antan?


"... Swift came the Loba ... Was there such flesh made ever and unmade !"

Ezra Pound
Pierre Vidal Old

24 December 2010

... a botched civilization ...

"When will this system lie down in its grave?"

Alf's Fifth Bit (1935)
in Personæ

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound
Hailey, Idaho, États-Unis, 30 octobre 1885 – 1 novembre 1972 à Venise

23 December 2010

22 December 2010

Portland, Maine
home 1983 and 1984

18 December 2010

"Aber plötzlich, schräg und ungeübt ...

"... hält sie doch ein Sternbild unsrer Stimme in den Himmel ..."

Rainer Maria Rilke

Die Sonette an Orpheus
Erster Teil, VIII

Château de Muzot im Februar 1922

15 December 2010

looking for an angry fix ...

"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked"

Allen Ginsberg

07 December 2010

03 December 2010

Everybody knows ...

Everybody knows that the boat is leaking
Everybody knows that the captain lied
Everybody got this broken feeling
Everybody knows it's coming apart
Everybody knows
That's how it goes

(Leonard Cohen's ode to wikileaks?)