These are the words performed alongside the piece Drones for the Pre Spring.
I see a train leaving it’s station and a man running alongside it, waving goodbye
to his partner, joyous and tear-filled, the two lovers are children
I see trees reclaiming their land.
I see able-bodied businessmen going home for the day, returning inward.
I see us building on top of ourselves, on top of ourselves, on top of ourselves,
I see Troy V VI VII VII IX
I see Troy X
I see a seven-layered cake comprised of three types of cake: chocolate, hazelnut,
I see a passenger pigeon, riding first class, on an air-o-plane.
I see a theme park, constructed entirely out of crate-paper and rubber-cement.
I see the hair of each person wrapped around the globe as if to form a ball of
yarn, for the great kitten of the universe to delight in pawing and
I see a mess of tangled hair.
I see Mary, Jesse, Drake, Becca, Cameron, Stephanie, George, Izzie, Nathan,
Annie, Tripp, Reid, Kristen, and what’s her face and what’s his face, entering
into memories in which they don’t belong, confusing my own past.
I see the god in the trees, and in bird dropping on the pavement.
I see god in the pavement.
I see god in the curtains over there, and in the bird crying
I see god in the tears of the crying bird.
I see god in the _________
I see twenty class-mates giving a lecture on ableism, pride, and the
cognitive dissonance of grownups and how they can only accept so little of
the reality that surrounds them.
I see a never, again.
I see overturned rocks and their shadow-y implants.
I see a child running away from a creek side with a handful of pyrite and a
saunter, and a plan to invest in the New-York Stock Exchange.
I see a another child running away from a creek side with a dust of gold and
gap- toothed smile.
I see the mechanics of infinity and a sting.
I see melancholy elephants go by.
I see a never again, a never again.
Repeat ad lib. ad nauseam. add syllables. add pauses. mix order.
stumble on words. add new words to existing phrases.