you slam it to me with farms that you dark on and off numb hideous strong friend... les amants du pont neuf & the powerline incarnation
When I ran to snatch the wires off our roof hands bloomed teeth shouted I was almost seized held back from this life O flumesO chariot reins you cover me with lurids deck me with gaudies feed my coronala scream sings in the air above our danceyou slam it to me with farms that you dark on and off numb hideous strong friend Tooma and Geehi freak and burr through me rocks fire-trails damwalls mountain-ash trees slew to darkness threw meI zap them underfoot with the swords of my shoes I am receiving mountains piloting around me CrackenbackAnembo the Fiery WallsI make a hit in towns I’ve never visited: smoke curls lightbulbs pop grey discs hitch and slowI plough the face of Mozart and Johnny CashI bury and smooth their song I crack it for copper links and fusebox spiders I call my Friend from the circuitry of mixers whipping cream for a birthdayI distract the immortal Inhuman from hospitals to sustain my jazz and here is Rigel in a glove of flesh my starry hand discloses smoke, cold Angel.
Vehicles that run on death come howling into our street with lights a thousandth of my blue arms keep my wife from my beautyfrom my species the jewels in my tips I would accept her in blind white remarriagecover her with wealth to arrest the heartwe’d share Apache leaps crying out Disyzygy! shield her from me, humans from this happiness I burn to sharethis touch sheet carlive ladderwildfire garden shrub— away off I hear the bombshell breakers thrown diminishing mea meaninglessness coming over the circuits the god’s deserting me but I have dived in the mainstreamjumped the graphs I have transited the dreams of crew-cut boys named Buzz and the hardening music to the big bare place where the strapped-down seekers, staining white clothes, come
to be shown the Zeitgeist passion and death my skin my heart all logicI am starring there and must soon flame out having seen the present god It who feels nothingIt who answers prayers.