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Alan Sondheim on Sun, 11 Jun 2006 04:51:53 +0200 (CEST)


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a war


"Tonight there are fireworks. The war seems to have come to an end. And
then I remember, there was no war."

"You remembered that the coming was the war itself."

"You fought against the inscription of the trench and its dimensional
collapse into the foxhole."

"You fought and you collapsed."

"Nothing of writing remained, nothing of the world at war."


things and people, states and processes, always were

things and people, states and processes, always were
And end. an to come have to seems war The fireworks. are there "Tonight
flattening everything real
with repetition and defuge
as if disturbances are ontologically prior
or as if ontology had priority
phenomena of hungry ghosts and emblems
the Emblematic as disturbance of the emblematic
symbolic loosening of the emblematic
and other organisms with invisible cultures
we exhaust ourselves with presencing present
the sheave of the image is infinitely thinned
it's these beams that constitute the imaginary
we walk among others walk among us
grappling among them
forget everything outside the world
the world absorbs very little and not everthing is here
we speak of floating worlds, we are immersed
flattening everywhere we are enlightened
war." no was there remember, I then
flattening everything real
phenomena of hungry ghosts and emblems
symbolic loosening of the emblematic
and other organisms with invisible cultures
nonfictionally. i've seen far too much
the sheave of the image is infinitely thinned
we walk among others walk among us
grappling among them
the world absorbs very little and not everthing is here
we speak of floating worlds, we are immersed
flattening everywhere we are enlightened

things and people, states and processes, always were
itself." war the was coming the that remembered "You
flattening everything real
as if disturbances are ontologically prior
phenomena of hungry ghosts and emblems
the Emblematic as disturbance of the emblematic
symbolic loosening of the emblematic
and other organisms with invisible cultures
nonfictionally. i've seen far too much
we exhaust ourselves with presencing present
we further believe that
the sheave of the image is infinitely thinned
it's these beams that constitute the imaginary
we walk among others walk among us
what swirls are structures gnawing
grappling among them
forget everything outside the world
the world absorbs very little and not everthing is here
we speak of floating worlds, we are immersed
flattening everywhere we are enlightened

things and people, states and processes, always were
dimensional its and trench the of inscription the against fought "You
flattening everything real
as if disturbances are ontologically prior
phenomena of hungry ghosts and emblems
the Emblematic as disturbance of the emblematic
symbolic loosening of the emblematic
and other organisms with invisible cultures
we exhaust ourselves with presencing present
with present thetic history and the discursive now
we further believe that
it's these beams that constitute the imaginary
we walk among others walk among us
what swirls are structures gnawing
grappling among them
forget everything outside the world
the world absorbs very little and not everthing is here
we speak of floating worlds, we are immersed
flattening everywhere we are enlightened
foxhole." the into collapse
flattening everything real
phenomena of hungry ghosts and emblems
symbolic loosening of the emblematic
emblamtic sublimation into the Emblematic
we exhaust ourselves with presencing present
with present thetic history and the discursive now
it's these beams that constitute the imaginary
we walk among others walk among us
what swirls are structures gnawing
grappling among them
forget everything outside the world
the world absorbs very little and not everthing is here
flattening everywhere we are enlightened

things and people, states and processes, always were
collapsed." you and fought "You
flattening everything real
- disturbances are everywhere
as if disturbances are ontologically prior
phenomena of hungry ghosts and emblems
the Emblematic as disturbance of the emblematic
symbolic loosening of the emblematic
we exhaust ourselves with presencing present
with present thetic history and the discursive now
we further believe that
we walk among others walk among us
what swirls are structures gnawing
grappling among them
forget everything outside the world
the world absorbs very little and not everthing is here
flattening everywhere we are enlightened

things and people, states and processes, always were
war." at world the of nothing remained, writing of "Nothing
as if disturbances are ontologically prior
phenomena of hungry ghosts and emblems
the Emblematic as disturbance of the emblematic
symbolic loosening of the emblematic
and other organisms with invisible cultures
the sheave of the image is infinitely thinned
it's these beams that constitute the imaginary
we walk among others walk among us
what swirls are structures gnawing
grappling among them
forget everything outside the world
the world absorbs very little and not everthing is here
we speak of floating worlds, we are immersed
flattening everywhere we are enlightened


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