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Early Man

This is the Song of Early Man

http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip1368.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/EarlyMan.mp4

Early Man is screwed up in the blood-red sea of Galilee
   and the blood-red sea of the Great Salt Lake
Early Man hunts his Early Man hunts his Early Woman
Lightning hunts Early Man
Lightning hunts Early Man and he says enough
He says enough and walks around his Cave
All Early Man are Cave
He has names for Cave
He says enough and in this blood-red sea he leaves
Early Man leaves us all behind
He leaves Early Woman behind too

I am so pleased at boldness
I am so pleased at taking the big step
I am so pleased at taking the big hunting step
In the future you will only study Early Man at school
   and you will only study Early Man
Please let us know what you think
Please let us know what you think if you are Early Man

twilights and shootings

http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip1172.jpg police markings,
West Jordan, shooting, multiple bullets fired, man shot in
the neck
http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip1173.jpg "
http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip1174.jpg "
http://www.alansondheim.org/twilight1.mp3 cura
http://www.alansondheim.org/twilight2.mp3 cura
http://www.alansondheim.org/twilight.jpg

you can't escape the violence you just can do the music

then this:

Amjad Sabri, Famed Sufi Singer, Is Gunned Down in Pakistan New
York Times - 17 hours ago Onlookers and journalists gathering
around the car driven by the singer Amjad Sabri, who was killed
after unidentified gunmen fired into his car, in Karachi,
Pakistan, on Wednesday. Amjad Sabri: Pakistanis mourn singer
killed by TalibanBBC News Amjad Sabri, Renowned Pakistani
Qawwali Singer, Shot Dead In KarachiInternational Business Times
Local Source:Amjad Sabri laid to rest amid tears, thousands
attend funeralThe News International From Pakistan:The last
Sabri silencedDaily Times

you just can't do the music
you have to do the music

opinion: republicans in the senate should be tried for murder
by proxy. they just have to have their guns. they just have to
use them.

Hypophora: But what should I do with my music? If I play my
music it's meaningless. But it keeps me alert, alive, ongoing,
thinking, theorizing, exercising. But it takes too much time,
too much energy, far too much stress. But stress is good for me.
But stress will kill me. But who wants to live in a dying world?
But the world is still filled with wondering. But suffering is
on the increase. But you can buy a gun. But a gun is horrifying,
only useful for killing and maiming. But you can kill yourself.
But then you just can't do the music and you have to do the
music. But then Republicans in the Senate should be tried for
murder by proxy. But then you have to try the Republicans in the
House. On the other hand, you can listen to the music. You can
play the music and listen to the music.

You can listen to the music.

a night's stroll and strolling music

http://www.alansondheim.org/mother1.jpg wolf spider with
children
http://www.alansondheim.org/millipede.jpg millipede leg
wave movements
http://www.alansondheim.org/strolling.mp3 mute viola

the sun will welcome you to me. the spider weaves her web in the
garden of the spider wrapping

i will be one of the community of spiders. memory has no
residence. i as a disturbance of a web inaugurates the spider,
wolf, ibis, snake, spider, bear. now everyone can see the the
wandering nearby a burrowed spider, my identity,

unbelievably dangerous. i am a spider who always kills its mate.
i am the wifeturtle would putspider up with anything. sheturtle
putspider itspider takefrog itspider alllizard off. sheturtle
madefrog meturtle do it too. sheturtle was really gotspider up
i'd say. you should seefrog her sometime. itoad gave her good
head. weturtle gotspider bit. theturtle clearing took up
alllizard of our time. weturtle came outspider into theturtle
clearing whereturtle weturtle wentspider down on each other and
gotspider naked. my beautifullizard wifeturtle putspider
outspider and

it spreads like a spider, an uncomfortable residue. through the
thicket. poisonwood sears my skin; spiders attack. the small the
midst of golden orb and shield spiders. later, poison ivy wound
its end. the spider, about three centimeters across, managed to
rebuild its thicket on another night-trip, pale white spiders,
activities among the hose clouds, those lizard-eyes, that
spider, this umbilical of "split tissue" spidered on the net.
split tissue = between motility and spider. it can be the face
running down the body, or the face turned

spider lay out to written

spiderman spiffy caipcad spiffy! uhn-soon ringo kinglear
crashcourse melodies are spidery and abstract and allowed to
unfurl lazily. sondheim great golden spiders glittering about
him - 390 entries, something for everybody. it's spidery, out of
control; it because i've been bitten by spiders and flies
entirely, unbelievably, dangerous. i am a spider who always
kills its and not much the angelic soup spooned out with
spiders' legs the midst of golden orb and shield spiders. later,
poison ivy wound its

spidering \n = gathering and scripted \n they do not move what
oozes; viscosity. abject. tires truck, detritus spider. naked,
proposition unfurled, murmurs, whispers spider-links outspace
hushed diffraction rank golden season great golden spiders
glittering about me - midst of golden orb and shield spiders.
later, poison ivy wound spider. it can be the face running down
the body, or the face turned pers pouring through the net,
spider-links elsewhere, dim glow from

millimeterstogobeforeisleep'hiihavechhtml milling millipede
millipedeaholeintheshapeofyou milnotes mime
smallsong smallvideosmillipedeandtheobvioushttphtml
millipede, coots in the distance, dreaming of such immensity,
millipede all the way around the preserve, small millipede,
millipledged, millipede in the distance, tiny walking,

thru you

http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip0924.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/thruyou.mp3

ouroboros come around again and insert and come around
come around again and exsert and come around again
and come around again ourboros and insert and come
around again and exsert and come around again

through the breathing after the hiatus or gap the embrochure
the reed in the tongue the tongue in the mouth the reed in
the mouth, the category of the transitive reed in the mouth,
the mouth about the tongue the tongue beneath the reed, the
category of the transitive mouth around the reed the tongue
beneath the reed the tongue within the mouth, the breathing
of the reed, the breathing in the mouth, the breathing round
the tongue, the master of the tongue the master of the reed,
the master of the mouth the tongue of the mouth, the reed
of the master the tongue of the master, the reed

around

ouroboros come around again and insert and come around
come around again and exsert and come around again
and come around again ourboros and insert and come
around again and exsert and come around again
category of the transitive mouth around the reed the tongue

of the

the mouth, the category of the transitive reed in the mouth,
category of the transitive mouth around the reed the tongue
of the reed, the breathing in the mouth, the breathing round
the tongue, the master of the tongue the master of the reed,
the master of the mouth the tongue of the mouth, the reed
of the master the tongue of the master, the reed
category of the transitive mouth around the reed the tongue

exsert

come around again and exsert and come around again
around again and exsert and come around again
come around again and exsert and come around again
around again and exsert and come around again

insert

ouroboros come around again and insert and come around
and come around again ourboros and insert and come
ouroboros come around again and insert and come around
and come around again ourboros and insert and come

Big Data Synthetics (BDS)

http://www.alansondheim.org/datasynthetics.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/datasynthetics.mp4

Data synthetics (DS) is the science of examining raw data
corrupted with an encounter with the real, the chora, the petite
a, the a a priori, the imaginary, the abject, the unhealthy, the
contagious, the sickness unto death, the monstrous, the grotesque,
the anguished, the obscene, the unutterable, the mute, the
silenced, the wounded, the corroded, the decayed, the silenced,
the victims, with the purpose of drawing conclusions from whatever
peripheral, outsider, insider, testimonies, may be obtained from
whatever information is available, keeping the raw data raw,
embedding the raw data in the organic, the turmoil and trauma of
edgespaces and blankspaces. Data synthetics is used in many
professions and protestations of the true-real to allow all pf us
to better comprehend the world around us; it is also used in the
sciences to problematize or disprove existing models or theories,
or to embed such theories within lifeworlds and modes of dwelling,
and to create dialogs between such theories and modes and the
physical structures of our local multiverse.

Let's play the game. Let's think this through.

Coyote's running, he sees Locust, so he breaks his leg because
Locus was carrying his leg. Later he falls dead for some reason,
I forget what. Magpie comes along and plucks out his eyes. That's
why the magpie has eyes. Then Manitou comes along, says what's
going on here. Coyote comes back to life, catches Locust, takes
his leg, places it on his leg, and his leg is healed. That's why
Locust walks with a limp and a jump. Then Coyote kills Locust, and
Manitou gets his legs.

Let's play the song. Let's sing this through.

"and your synthetic cathedral syntheticinged
and your synthetic folks your bunnyinged

and your synthetic cathedral syntheticinged
and your synthetic folks your bunnyinged"

Then this:

synthetic, not analytic restraints, not really necessary, but all
is analytic or all is synthetic; holding her mapping, her map
presenced. this system is not established by the synthetic
activity of synthetic commodities and commodity simulacra; it
serves no other purpose. they lie, they say, men are analytic,
women are synthetic; Coyote says it's the other way around,
henequen, and coir. A variety of synthetic fibers may also be
used. The analytic-synthetic body. The synthetic-analytic body.
techne questioned.

Then this: BDS: big data synthetics. Data corrupts data,
BDS corrupts BDS. Then this:

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our trip so far

http://www.alansondheim.org/tripsofar.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/tripsofar.mp4

providence, south carolina, atlanta, omaha, denver, salt lake
city, pendleton, bellingham, victoria, botanical beach, coombs,
ellensberg, boise, salt lake city now

eyedrum, atlanta; dhsi and elo, victoria, botanicals everywhere

escaping accidents -
flying metal somewhere in washington or oregon, struck the side
of the car; later, created a tire ballooning in victoria
(we needed to replace two);
forced off the road near ellensberg as a pickup swerved into
fast-lane; i pulled into the central medium, swerved right
across traffic, came to a stop in the shoulder;
accident in atlanta traffic - care ahead of us was sidewiped;
trashcan flying off a pickup truck towards us i think maybe
in missouri;
coyote running front of the car in georgia;

seen - sandhill cranes, pelican, ravens everywhere, stellar's
jay, ferruginous hawks, swainson's hawks, bald eagles,
unbelievable numbers of great blue herons taking over the
world, largest chiton species in the world, black-chinned
humingbirds, kestrels, osprey of course, many others;

not to mention amazing people at dhsi and elo!
and our assorted relatives along the way!

the wedge

http://www.alansondheim.org/thewedge.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/thewedge.mp4

but only the limitations of the five wedges, horizontal >--,
oblique \ or /, vertical |, and wedge or _Winkelhaken_ itself, <
! It is with post, looking for an irreal behind the wedges. Its
resistance to duplicacones, lines as wedges, surfaces as flat
wedges, and then there's the thing; i certainly felt like a
family wedge, my father returning from the thin wedge of light
bright on the beam an acute angled wedge into the instability
domain._ Thus for systems thing; i certainly felt like a family
wedge, my father returning from the wedged and lawless.
Occasionally a section of floorboard appears like a down the dim
dark wedge of the thicket. One more and I have to get back on
the thing; i certainly felt like a family wedge, my father
returning from the and Julu grab lungs, diaphragm, wedge arms
and elbows between ribs. He'd The head ends in a thin wedge;
mine has been damaged, but is now covered by a shamisen head
wedge cover, which protects it from any jects an acute angled
wedge into the instability domain._ Thus for systems Humanity
exists on the thinnest wedge (of stability and entity) extending
this is also the world from the wedge. thin wedge of light
bright on the beam wedged and lawless. Occasionally a section of
floorboard appears like a thing; i certainly felt like a family
wedge, my father returning from the thing; *i am wedged in the
declivity between twins wedged and lawless. Occasionally a
section of floorboard appears like a surpassed greenland tilted,
angled perpendicular default. wedges eye. meter was wedged
against the chamber floor and a structural

your= wedge =fall s=on= me

on the road - twin peaks

http://www.alansondheim.org/twinpeaks.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/twinpeaks.mp4

the slow

http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip956.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/theslow.mp4
http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip957.jpg

the slow accretion
animals, turbulence, waves
among slow time, before us, among us, after us
the after
the slow and slower
the blurred snapshot the snapshot blurred
the almost stationary among us
the glance over the shoulder slightest movement of a chiton
the glance of the chiton length of glance of the chiton
a chiton the chiton
the slow accretion of turbulence and shallows
the impossible slowness of the ripple
the slowing timing

neighborhood (packet channels slowing down just right for the
soft waters, slowing up computers and making their access more
difficult, slowing-up and speed up instead; my technique is
improving and i'm doing i breath fast. i get out of breath fast.
death promises slowing, can see your reading slowing down. the
programs are in full motion, as a borhood (packet channels
slowing down just right for the home terminal) form and
formlessness. and so many fundamental constants, the slowing-
down among us, cool objects slowing their thinking, d'eruza
saying cool, creation, but slowing their undoing. you might see
affect in the layering for improvement lhow about some food
worth slowing down for gslow down mi animation slowing - almost
to a halt - i'd settle for grays - zig-zagslocality, the
construct of neighborhood (packet channels slowing downdump,
clogging the communications channels, and slowing things
down,speed of teleporting, slowing down as waves course through
the flesh,particles last as long as they do? retardation -
slowing things speech. i breath fast. i get out of breath fast.
death promises slowing. for slowing or scraping the flesh trying
to think, what? about the borhood (packet channels slowing down
just right for the home terminal) sitting dumped there slowing
up everything just like that borhood (packet channels slowing
down just right for the home terminal) not wanting to go on like
this, watching the irreversible slowing-up of my do? retardation
- slowing things down, copying, duplicating, a poetics of for
slowing or scraping the flesh trying to think, what? about the
labor purposed, slowing scraping trying think, what? damage
cause caused. know this is a fault of mine, slowing me up,
creating a rougher particles last as long as they do?
retardation - slowing things slowing right home terminal)
redefining body; extension; extension noise; you get the
picture. even now, there's no sign of things slowing down it's
slowing me up; depression invades intention. i'm beginning
speech. i breath fast. i get out of breath fast. death promises
slowing. slowing-down universe, may survive know immediate
future). alien bodies grainy worlds population slowing, food
production still fundamental constants, the slowing-down true
stars, their design constants, the slowing-down of the universe,
etc. we may not constants! slowing down true stars! design
formless! beyond inside, you and i, the bifurcation of satin and
retorts slowing locality, the construct of neighborhood (packet
channels slowing down dump, clogging the communications
channels, and slowing things down, speed of teleporting, slowing
down as waves course through the flesh, i breathe, i breathe
slower, i breathe almost the slow accretion, i accrete, so slow
do i accrete, <chiton> i dream of waves almost movement, i dream
an eternal space of hesitation, i dream this, i dream that, so
slow do it, i dream this, i dream that, i dream this, i dream
that, i dream this, i dream that, i dream this, i dream that ...

largest chiton species in the world

giant western firey chiton (gumboot chiton)
http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip945.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip941.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/bctrip942.jpg
Cryptochiton stelleri,
found on the rocky beach and returned to the ocean

My work is my obsession, to an unhealthy degree; however, when
filled with <cylinder>: i refuse your unhealthy humanism. you
both look like parts My work is my obsession, to an unhealthy
degree; however, when filled with Working with body phrasing,
unhealthy bodies, ecstatic bodies, a certain unhealthy odor, not
something you would want to identify with. I Hangup (0:21:46)
"Do you think kissing is unhealthy?" fantasms wrought from
unhealthy air, lurid matter. an unhealthy bed ounce prevention
better pound cure return truth persist not another? Why must one
be healthy, or unhealthy, or hungry, or of suggestion of nothing
more than an 'unhealthy obsession' as if worlds had the start
there was something unhealthy about it,' for example, not
another? Why must one be healthy, or unhealthy, or hungry, or of
dominated. clandestine meetings, fantasms wrought unhealthy
solitaire, My work is my obsession, to an unhealthy degree;
however, when filled with not another? Why must one be healthy,
or unhealthy, or hungry, or of

<cylinder>: i refuse your unhealthy humanism. you both look like
parts fantasms wrought from unhealthy air, lurid matter.

<cylinder>: you both look like Cryptochiton stelleri, in
unhealthy air, returning to the breathing ocean, wringing us
from lurid matter.

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