Sincerity's shadow

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Sincerity's shadow

Post by Hypatia » November 4th, 2018, 6:15 pm

By practicing a little solitude, going off by yourself once in a while to store up that most precious of golds: the vibrations of sincerity.
The Beat Generation and The Decline of the West



"...poets in English have sought to represent a “sincere” self-consciousness through their work. Forbes’s generative insight is that this project can only succeed by staging its own failures. Self-representation never achieves final sincerity, but rather produces an array of “sincerity effects” that give form to poetry’s exploration of self."
Sincerity’s Shadow
I used to be smart.

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Re: Sincerity's shadow

Post by still.trucking » November 15th, 2018, 2:03 pm

Sincerity's shadow in the machine language of this thaumaturgical silicon pal of mine
Virtual friends on the studio eight
my dearest friends are total strangers
as if I knew who they are /who I am
when I see clearly I am what I write is
the world as it exists in my mind is in this text box
and nobody knows what I mean but me
words fail unless I can "find the person who can forget about words and have a word..."?

preemptive grief, aka anticipatory grief
friends come and go
in a room where women speak of bangs and whimpers
Would I like to stick around this planet for another five billion years?
I can't see how I can not
I want to be conscious when the earth the sun devours the earth.
Can't help thinking about all the single-use plastic bottles in my trash can
That would take care of that problem.

ain't no notion that motion can't cure
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Re: Sincerity's shadow

Post by still.trucking » November 20th, 2018, 8:51 pm

body at rest
mind in motion

homesick loneliness blues
a dollar for my thoughts would not tax my mind at all
road calls home for the holidays

home is where the cursor blinks
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Re: Sincerity's shadow

Post by still.trucking » November 20th, 2018, 9:09 pm

crazy mike's grandson

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preemptive gfrief


the funeral event horizon
funeral event horizon
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Re: Sincerity's shadow

Post by tinkerjack » November 25th, 2018, 8:50 pm

Eine kleine Nachtmusik

The Faith of a Heretic
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Re: Sincerity's shadow

Post by silent woman » November 28th, 2018, 1:12 pm

I been reading that book for twenty years at least, read it more than any other book, maybe even the bible,

funny how many of the best of all long-haul truckers are vets
grateful for the ones I drove sleeper team with
you could lay back there in that coffin-like sleeper compartment and go to sleep

let's make a deal my favorite show
I always wanted to dress up like a giant carrot and compete on it,

oi :!: I can hardly control the moving cursor, my fingers one thought in back of my mind

old age ain't so bad, so long as I can do what I want to, but I have made allowances for certain life changes.
for example, I used to be circumcised, or I used to have a penis.

I seek the breaks of the blessings of longevity, also the writers who shed grace on my way.
felt like...I was froZen in ice, and waiting/or writing for the sun to thaw me out
If you can't give me love and peace, Then give me bitter fame. — Akhmatova.

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Re:john 21:

Post by stilltrucking » December 6th, 2018, 1:11 pm

I wish I was an Episcopalian or even a Presbyterian or Lutheran
anything but a Quaker-Jew.

can religions be hyphenated?
how about a Zen-judist.

beats me I been watching the same funeral for three days and it warping my perception of death.
I don't have a perception of death, but if I did it would be warped.

flag-draped coffin
can anybody be buried with a flag-draped coffin
or do you got to be a veteran
if I get to have any say in that finally ritual which is my destiny to participate in as a human being.
what flag would I choose?
Or do I want to be buried, why do I even think of such things?
The will to power?
I think so, leggo my ego


where the heck is mingo?

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