Almost always mesostics encouraged via song, mushrooms, Marcel Duchamp, Merce Cunningham, Marshall McCluhan, and so forth. and comprises "Mureau"-composed from the writings of Henry David Thoreau.
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Identify. PS3553. A32M2 ISBN 0-8915-6035-9 818'. 5'407 72-11051 Wesleyan college Press released by way of collage Press of recent England, Hanover, NH 03755 synthetic within the u . s . five four three To us and all those that hate us, that the U. S. A. may possibly turn into simply one other a part of the realm, not more, no much less. (1967, repeated 1973) This web page deliberately left clean CONTENTS Foreword Diary: tips on how to increase the area (You Will in simple terms Make issues Worse) persevered 1968 (Revised) sixty two Mesostics re Merce Cunningham 36 Mesostics Re and never Re Marcel Duchamp Mureau Diary: the right way to enhance the area (You Will merely Make concerns Worse) endured 1969 tune Six Mesostics (Present; at the windshield of a brand new Fiat for James okay. and Carolyn Brown; In Memoriam S. W. ; July thirteen, 1972; For A. C. on his seventieth birthday; Ten years earlier than sixty-seven) Diary: how one can increase the realm (You Will basically Make issues Worse) persisted 1970-71 Mushroom booklet 25 Mesostics Re and never Re Mark Tobey Diary: tips to increase the realm (You Will in basic terms Make concerns Worse) persisted 1971-72 This web page deliberately left clean FOREWORD The name of this e-book used to be acquired via subjecting the twenty-six letters of the alphabet to an I Ching likelihood operation. As I see it, the other letter may have served to boot, even though M is, to make certain, the 1st letter of many phrases and names that experience involved me for a few years (music, mushrooms, Marcel Duchamp, M. C. Richards, Morris Graves, Mark Tobey, Merce Cunningham, Marshall McLuhan, my expensive pals the Daniels — Minna, for twenty-three years the editor of contemporary tune, and Mell, early in lifestyles and now back in later existence, the painter), and lately (mesostics, Mao Tse-tung). M is additionally the 1st letter of Mureau, one of many extra unconventional texts during this ebook. Mureau departs from traditional syntax. it's a mixture of letters, syllables, phrases, words, and sentences. I wrote it via subjecting all of the comments of Henry David Thoreau approximately song, silence, and sounds he heard which are listed within the Dover ebook of the magazine to a sequence of I Ching likelihood operations. the private pronoun was once different in keeping with such operations and the typing used to be likewise made up our minds. Mureau is the 1st syllable of the notice track by means of the second one of the identify Thoreau. studying the magazine, I have been struck by way of the twentieth-century means Thoreau listened. He listened, it appeared to me, simply as composers utilizing know-how these days hear. He paid awareness to every sound, even if it was once 'musical' or no longer, simply as they do; and he explored the local of harmony with an analogous urge for food with which they discover the probabilities supplied by means of electronics. a lot of my performances as a musician in recent times were my vocalizing of Mureau or my shouting of one other textual content, scattered like images all through this publication, sixty two Mesostics re Merce Cunningham. My first mesostic used to be written as prose to have a good time one among Edwin Denby's birthdays. the subsequent ones, every one letter of the identify being by itself line, have been written as poetry.