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Friday, October 6, 2017

While i sit in the dunes

Small seal, weened pup maybe
like a mermaid child
alone on the beach below
legs tied together
hopping along
people on the foreshore
sending'em back into
the huge surf
the waves wash'm
back further down the beach
keeping pace with the walkers
no where to go can't stay on the beach, to tired to swim
sets out again
one last time
watching a seal
drown
while I sit in the dunes



Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Fecal Matter - Laminated Effect (Made not born), (Unknown #1) You are controlled

Johnny was a homo
Kept his body clean
Moved to San Francisco
Caught a big disease
Raped by his daddy
Told he was at fault
Living life unhappy
Covering up his soul

You're living in a time of change
So many things you feel afraid
To think against the will of God
Maybe someday soon they'll realize they're wrong

Lucy was a lesbian
Never fond of the shaft
Moved in Alcapulco
Nothing goes in her hole
Lucy met Johnny
Dated in a couple
He and she got naughty
Found out that it's normal

When you're living in a time of change
So many things you feel afraid
To think against the will of God
Maybe someday soon they'll realize they're wrong


Made not Born, Made not Born, Made not Born, Made not Born, Made not Born, Made not Born


I use control
I love my wife
I have the presence to diversify
Raised a slut
A sloppy tease
Never knows who or what to believe
And so a left
Into a right
Fist shaking harder than go give a black eye
The bitch should cower
It’s been a week
I never planned to practice what I preach

All the blood has dried before you’re forced to misconstrue
And I say I'm sorry and I'll make it up to you
Buy you flowers and furs swear the abuse will never end
Then I’ll turn around and do it all again

Put you into a phylum
Let you in my asylum
Gain your trust in my promise
Kicking out your eye-socket
Make believe that it’s over
Then I dislocate your shoulder
You make me sick
It's so pathetic
Stick around and don’t regret it

I have control
I love my wife
I have the privilege to diversify
Raised a slut
A sloppy tease
Never knows who or what to believe
So a left
Into a right
Fists shaking harder then go give a black eye
A bitch and coward
It’s been a week
I never planned to practice what I preach

All the blood has dried make sure you’re forced to misconstrue
Then I tell her I'm sorry and I'll make it up to you
Buy you flowers and furs swear the abuse will never end
Then I turn around and do it all again

Watch you live in a phylum
Let you in my asylum
Gain your trust, keep my promise
Kicking out your eye-socket
Make you believe that it’s over
Then I dislocate your shoulder
Make me sick
So pathetic
You stick around you don’t regret it

Bleed
Bleed

Monday, September 18, 2017

Steve Earle - CCKMP, OXYCOTTON BLUES



Cocaine cannot kill my pain
Like a freight train through my vein
Cocaine cannot kill my pain
Whiskey got no hold on me
Left them chains in Tennessee
Whiskey got no hold on me

Don't come knockin' on my door
Even that won't work no more
Don't come knockin' on my door

Heroin is the only thing
The only gift the darkness brings
Heroin is the only thing

Guess you'd best leave me alone
At least until these blues have gone
Guess you'd best leave me alone


Frank J. Miles




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    Sunday, September 17, 2017

    Philip K. Dick - 1977

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    Performance art

    datePosted on 20:24, October 18th, 2010 by Lew
    Listening to Tao Wells’ stone-cold crazy performance on Radio New Zealand’s The Panel this afternoon (audio, starts at about 19:30) it’s pretty clear that the whole thing is simply a continuation of The Beneficiary’s Office, his performance art project.

    I’m not sure what the endgame is, beyond driving publicity for Wells and ‘The Wells Group’, the self-styled PR agency running The Beneficiary’s Office. But fundamentally this is the only explanation for the character who fronted The Panel. The studied eccentricity of his characterisation and rhetoric — the Leninesque styling and cheap, ill-fitting suit; the suggestion that he might replace Paul Henry on Breakfast, using the scandal du jour as a springboard for publicity; the incoherent, aggressive, entitled, self-indulgent indignant victimhood of his media presence — he is exploiting the fourth wall illusion, the audience’s naïve impression that they’re separate from the performance; that the show stops at the proscenium arch. To do so Wells is reading from the big book of Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin. His project is a little bit of inchoate Tea Party wingnuttery turned back on an issue so close to the wingnuts’ hearts that they can’t see the mockery in it. No matter that his actual argument doesn’t bear the slightest bit of rational scrutiny and is all but completely obscured by his outrageous delivery — this isn’t the point. The point is to suck people in and involve them in the performance by lighting the flame of their hatred. To make them attack the tar-baby. As Palin’s own idol Ann Coulter said, paraphrasing Joseph Göbbels and George Orwell in her diatribe Slander: “Any statement whatever, no matter how stupid, any ‘tall tale’ will be believed once it enters into the passionate current of hatred.”
    So to everyone who’s found themselves incandescent with righteous fury, uttered slogans like “the world doesn’t owe you a living!” or called for the disestablishment of Creative NZ or defended Wells and his absurdist position — this includes the media who’ve covered it from the ‘benefit scandal’ angle; obviously WINZ, who’ve cut his benefit; and most notably David Farrar and the KBR, whose response has been nothing short of magnificent — you’re part of the show. You have been trolled.
    So as far as that goes, well done, Tao Wells.
    L

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    1. Idiot/savant on October 18th, 2010 at 21:02
      So, you don’t think its worth taking WINZ to task for political persecution then?
      If he jumps through their hoops, what business is it of theirs what views about work he expresses?
    2. morgue on October 18th, 2010 at 21:08
      Love it. He just talks in circles! I’ve met Tao a few times and the impression I got is he’s a dedicated, talented stirrer. Front page news all over the country, talkbacks running wild – that’d be a win, then!
    3. Stephen on October 18th, 2010 at 21:23
      This reminds me strongly of the McGillicuddies at their peak.
      He’s espousing pretty obvious anarchist ideas. Why is work necessary? Manual labour is made obsolete by all our lovely machines, what happened to our goddamned leisure? And so on.
    4. DaveW on October 18th, 2010 at 21:32
      Web forum trolling turned into a performance art piece?
      I love it, he’s done spectacularly well. :-)
    5. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Sibylle Schwarz, Lew. Lew said: On KP: "Performance art" Anyone who's been roused to anger or defence by Tao Wells of @WellsGroup: You Have Been Trolled. http://is.gd/g6qWn […]
    6. Lew on October 18th, 2010 at 22:47
      I/S, not really.
      For one thing, I don’t believe that the system should be required to function for egregious piss-takers, no matter how many hoops they jump through — an absence of good faith is a legitimate reason for review in my opinion (not knowing the policy in this area, I make no comment on the legalities).
      For another thing, you might have a point (and I’d be inclined to be sympathetic) if there were any meaningful or meritorious political objections being espoused here — but I simply can’t see any. I’m sure it’s possible to construct something from it, but the whole discourse is simply incoherent. This is the project’s only real failing, as far as I can see.
      For a third, getting riled about WINZ’ behaviour (as you have) is buying into the performance. I don’t intend to engage with it as a participant; I’d much rather observe it.* So from this perspective whatever the players do is part of the show, and its outcome is its outcome. Plenty of people other than me involved; I’ll leave it to them.
      L
      * Yeah, I get that there’s ironic reflexive recursion here, that critiquing and saying I don’t want to engage with it is in fact a form of engagement, &c.
    7. Lew on October 18th, 2010 at 22:48
      morgue, interesting. I don’t know the guy or anything about him, but if what you say is so then it seems to fit.
      L
    8. morgue on October 18th, 2010 at 23:32
      I should also add that he appeared to have the respect of his artistic peers, at least the ones I spoke to – i.e. he wasn’t just a random troublemaker but someone perceived to have artistic chops. Just impressions from brief encounters, of course, but they do fit with the picture you draw in your post.
    9. Phil Sage (sagenz) on October 19th, 2010 at 00:49
      Lew – Excellent analysis. The best form of defence is not to point out he is an outrageous fool but to appreciate the joke and the success of his our “performance”.
      Then quietly can all arts funding as a message to the others. The success of his performance does not get around the fact that taxpayers fund it. It is certainly a valid theme for privately funded art. But my guess is that he is about to encounter the law of unintended consequences. And there will be a mighty number of mostly struggling artists who will unlikely be happy with him.
    10. Keir on October 19th, 2010 at 00:53
      For another thing, you might have a point (and I’d be inclined to be sympathetic) if there were any meaningful or meritorious political objections being espoused here — but I simply can’t see any. I’m sure it’s possible to construct something from it, but the whole discourse is simply incoherent. This is the project’s only real failing, as far as I can see.
      I think that the notion of meaningful/meritorious political speech as needful in an artistic context is really unhelpful. Aesthetic acts aren’t reducible to the political. The incoherence is important.
      See Claire Bishop’s The Social Turn: Collaboration and its Discontents.
    11. Lew on October 19th, 2010 at 07:38
      Phil, why should this (as opposed to anything else) result in arts funding reform? The government funds CNZ to fund art. They sure got some here.
      Keir, I accept that the incoherence is important — it’s hard to bring the crazy without it — but by the same token, so is the fact that his benefit has been cut. Unlike Phil, I don’t think this was an unintended consequence — given the fact that Wells was upfront about his own benefit, and the nature of his work, and the present political climate arouns such matters, he’d have needed to be utterly oblivious to not realise the likely effects. That doesn’t fit.
      L
    12. Phil Sage (sagenz) on October 19th, 2010 at 21:15
      Lew – It would merely be appreciating the majesty of his performance and carrying it to the logical extreme.
      We are supposed to be outraged. Well lets have a grand finale and a bonfire of the funding applications. Now that would be truly a great performance!
      I accept that the incoherence is important — .., so is the fact that his benefit has been cut. .., he’d have needed to be utterly oblivious to not realise the likely effects. That doesn’t fit.
      Lew – I disagree, he seems utterly oblivious to any kind of consequence or reality.
    13. Lew on October 19th, 2010 at 21:41
      Phil, talk about a pyrrhic victory.
      But no. I think this event shows that CNZ works — it funds successful and innovative and controversial art projects. That’s its mandate. Long may it continue to do so.
      L
    14. Luc Hansen on October 22nd, 2010 at 22:59
      I just hope Tao is not a one-trick show pony! Keep at it, Tao, is my advice.
    15. Wells on November 29th, 2011 at 02:52

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