I

Exodus. Washed until it bleeds.
Fixity.
Entrails.
Paradox as method. As surface (broken). Approximates its gesture.
A Cerebral hemorrhage, December 31st, 1970.
Linklines at Jupiter/Saturn conjunctions, beginning c. 5 April 4950 BC, 750 times, period 14,893.9 years.

Remembrance.
Transmission.
Becomes unfixed in the study of itself, The Unfinished Building, red.
Emancipated.

A vibration (the work maybe) that propagates as an audible wave (the story) of pressure through a transmission medium: that which might be vapor, a liquid or solid (the air itself, or flesh). Melancholy as material, as transmission medium. Whatever condensed and fell to the ocean floor now risen and gaseous as atmosphere, choking somewhat, inhaled.

The work: beginning with the eardrum, sound waves are translated into pitch, or a tonotopic map, and then shortly thereafter "speech and music probably diverge into separate processing circuits." But they began as one. The input-only organism changes key into something porous. The innate urge to sing/signal wedges its way up from the atomic. What is synaptic about music is a condition of electrified carbon. I eat the dream from your ear.

Singing is strongly present in many different species. Wide dispersal of singing behavior among very different animal species, like birds, gibbons, whales, and many others suggests that singing appeared independently in different species. Upheaval spontaneously. Currently, there are about 5,400 species of animals that are known to sing. Did she find a song in the pit where she was thrown? At least some singing species demonstrate the ability to learn their songs, to improvise and even to compose new melodies (none among them fascists).

Danger music is an experimental form of avant-garde 20th and 21st century music. It is based on the concept that some pieces of music can or will harm either the listener or the performer. Since the performances must nearly always be canceled before they can be performed, danger music can be thought of as a form of noise music.[clarification needed] For example, Takehisa Kosugi's composition Music for a Revolution[1] directs the performer to gouge out one of their eyes five years from now. Works such as this are sometimes referred to as anti-music because they rebel against the concept of music itself. Despite some of its contrivance, the limit which danger music seeks remains compelling. I think of the aforementioned gibbons. I think to myself: ignoring cishet people for an extended period could be a piece of music. The moment I use the words I regret it. The moment I categorize the thing I recoil from it. Bring the curse into the house. The exception is class. Do not speak to or publicly acknowledge rich people, I tell myself. Appreciate the silent music in the absence of their constant slurring. See: Lee Lozano, Decide to Boycott Women, 1971.

Although no two organisms decompose in the same way, they all undergo the same sequential stages of decomposition, praxis. The silken skilled dismemberment of song.

Portraiture.
Effluence.
Telemetry.
The under-currency of gore that levitates our transactional creativity.

Extremity.
Transfixion.
The Suicide of Images.
II

Direct currency.
Indirect currency.
Meta-currency.
Xeno-currency.
Total currency.

“We shall call for the sun and it will not rise.”
Marina Tsvetaeva

III

1. the organism decays and the bones are no longer held together by the flesh
2. remaining ligatures are corrupted by natural events; by scavengers and molds
3. when mineral rich groundwater permeates the empty spaces of the remaining structure, the fossil is formed


The crow, black, in the air (alone). The approximation of which (rising, falling) is guts, veins, a heart tied to a brain through blood, and wings. The approximation of which all these thoughts has had.

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