canto cxviii ( i forget the most important things)

#15, jakarta       in medias what res ? ‘i am happiest when i follow how things sound.’ — im startin to get        patterns tics repetitions        the ferris wheel                off yr mind i get         you cherry              cherry              cola     … Continue reading


#13, jakarta   mums create avalanches expectations childgoodhood in extremis a pond, a lake even, a river flowing upwards no shitbox a whole nation catering to whims roll call multivitamins no energy drinks i want to get us out to a savannah a burning star the tip of your shoulder tops. Continue reading


#12, jakarta     everything’s M.I.A. these days the possibility of you and me growing a vegetable garden in a nuclear universe i want to grow carrot cakes! i will eat them with you all day! and mash them on yr face and you mash them on mine when we’re bored with the green apocalyptic … Continue reading

approaching death, i climbed the electric stairs to a gilded meditation room in the sacred temple at west lake

#10, jakarta in the year 1058 before christian bale men were born with sword-y incisors and identikit jawlines they roam around waterholes and at the tops of waterfalls inhaling the miasma like crazy in the darkness of the full moon spring blossoms like butterless popcorns an old chinese poet scoured his temple for a hairpin Continue reading


#7, Jakarta   two dutch officers on top of a makeshift watchtower barefooted common soldiers kicking imaginary tumbleweeds sweaty accountants in counting houses, bamboo fans, greasy watch chains a javanese general shooting seven hundred of his own soldiers in the head (he took off his blangkon before he shot the first one) the dutch officers … Continue reading

layman atlanta

#6, Jakarta and then went down to the zeus and then a room on fire and then under the bushes under the stars and then please approve comments otherwise yr readomattic will show panty lines-like and then odysseus got tired of the underworld and bought a manicotti at a boulangerie-pâtisserie in early batavia. didnt even … Continue reading