The Yellow Papers #5: Five Essays from Present Continuous
It’s 2018 and we’re still on a train out of London, it’s 1967 or 1970 and Coltrane and Tyler are still in their material form, it’s 1943 and Artaud’s letters spill their remainder on the page, it’s April 2020 and all those presences are gone but their traces remain in the split voice, the overtone, the greater frequency overwhelming that base note which no longer guides in circumscribed lines. the actual presence of actual ghosts, silver on the mirrors, lost poetry, the noise it makes. It’s from the condition of being in the abyss itself that we learn how to climb out of it.
Published as The Yellow Papers #5 by The Last Books