Monthly Archives: January 2010

beauty will be convulsive or it will not be at all

January 11, 2010
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beauty will be convulsive or it will not be at all

A certain attitude necessarily follows with regard to beauty, which has obviously never been envisaged here save for emotional purposes. In no way static, that is, enclosed in Baudelaire’s “dream of stone,” lost for man in the shadow of the Odaliques, in the depth of those tragedies which claim to girdle only a single day, scarcely less dynamic –that is, subject to that wild gallop which can lead only to another wild gallop– that is, more frenzied than a snowflake in a blizzard– that is, resolved, for fear of being fettered, never to be embraced at all: neither dynamic nor static, I see beauty as I have seen you. As I have seen what, at the given hour and for a given time which I hope and with all my soul believe may recur, granted you to me. Beauty is like a train that ceaselessly roars out of the Gare de Lyon and which I know will never leave, which has not left. It consists of jolts and shocks, many of which do not have real importance, but which we know are destined to produce one Shock, which does. Which has all the importance I do not want to arrogate [...]

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rode hard & put up wet

January 7, 2010
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rode hard & put up wet

oh, papa…won’t ya’ help me outta my towel…oh, honey won’t ya’ rub mama’s back…sugah’ love…won’t ya’…. brush my hair, oh, you know….make it wet, ride it hard.

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the mystique of blood and light

January 5, 2010
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the mystique of blood and light

"... these strange-looking figures in green with masks covering their faces so you can only see their eyes, they must be angels. And their hands are drenched with blood, my mother's blood, and they're holding like a trophy a small fleshy something with arms and legs and a face contorted into a scream, and that something is me. This is heaven."

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this week on the avant guardian \/\/ rode hard and put up wet

January 4, 2010
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this week on the avant guardian \/\/ rode hard and put up wet

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