Walking in a daze, a blotter of tectonic plates shift underneath my feet.
In an instant, a piercing hum resonates and a wall of sound snaps creating a vacuum, the sun shifts, sine waves on a still lake—light and shadow—vibrating grains of sand glint off a green prismatic horizon—an acid valley full of desert faults.
Colored heads float on a sandy shore with green neon, cath·ode imagery.
An atlas sky, a lab assistant, a collection of animals made from blue construction paper, as scissors cut tiny hands with crooked angles, where they shake and dance.
Thee master of ceremonies (without make-up) speaking in tongues, anecdotal desert stories, stereo modulation, Doppler shift and regret.
Hubble masses gather under a dotted sky of signing constellations.
Pedicabo ego vos et irrumabo (“I will sodomize you and face-fuck you”)
Carmen 16 taken from the collected poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 BC – c. 54 BC).
A poetic commodity, power through pixel and perversion. El cuerpo desnudo. ¿Y que mas? What else? Aquí soñé desnudo con ella.
It was the calculus of her body that he loved—her lines/curves, every square inch of her body, every mole and fold of skin—how she tasted, how she reacted to every tactile sensation/insertion—the golden (ratio) symmetry of her entire being.
Traité des pratiques geometrales et perspectives. 1665.
Nestled between green patches of ocotillo, creosote and barrel cacti, high above at 300 feet, he could hear his grandmother, “mijo, just be careful, please!”
How many years had past since he heard her voice, since she last spoke, before the aneurysm, before her stroke, before—Neural Housekeeping at Hotel Dieu—death?
HAWT (horizontal axis wind turbine/λ = blade tip speed/wind speed/turbine cowboy)
ET (external tank) / de Laval nozzle (inertial oscillations)
Where I am has no location in space and time, by saying, “I am”, I’m not referring to the body/mind. I am referring to the awareness in which my body/mind is a changing experience—California is a human construct. ¿Califas?
I live non-locally, but my physical body is in California at the moment.