Skylab by Rolf Jacobsen translated by Roger Greenwald
We've come so far, thought the astronaut as he swam around the capsule in his third week and by accident kicked a god in the eye --so far that there's no difference anymore between up and down, north and south, heavy and light. And how,...
“we’ll cloak and dagger the
city/ we’ll hope to stagger magnificence till the pattern of blasphemy’s quitting/ and
i keep my meaning tucked deep so y’all creepers give me some privacy/ dont ask
for something literal from a child of secret society/ there’s a position to be filled you
fuckin assholes/ keep your eye on me/ but save your precious advice cause all my
life everyones lied to me and im cryin/
fell asleep late/ neon buzz/ p.t.s. stress/ we do (no) drugs/ city air strange/…..”—El-P
“May it be granted
as the moment demands
the mind to quit doubts
double checking game/
every word spoken
remain steady course
to a heartbeats
To what end?
Is it still the war?
Did you come yet?
Is it safe to come out yet?
Do you know its name? Have you seen its face?
Who are these people? What’s happening? What’s my line?
Did it work? Is it working? Did that actually happen? Did I just imagine it?
Who are you? What’s your name? Who are your parents? Where did you go to school?
What do you do? Where do you do it? What do you buy? Where do you buy it?
What is the name of the Intelligence of the planet Jupiter?
Was that something else or was it just me?
Could I have paid less somewhere else?
What is the atomic weight of gold?
When did you first notice it?
What is magick?
What do I get?
Did I do OK?
The use of illusion to manipulate illusion in order to make it more apparent that
the illusion is an illusion
Look in the rear view mirror, see the little piggies with their snouts in the mud, digging for fungus to feed their little tummies.
This little piggy went to the market, this little piggy stayed home, this little piggy had roast beef, this little piggy had none, and this little piggy beat a crackhead into a coma because he couldn’t make his quota, and the brass threatened to take away his coffee and doughnuts.
“Some of you have been seeking the state of Enlightenment for lifetimes, and the depressing thing is, if you continue to have the idea that God is something other than Now, or what you are doing this moment, you will be at it many more lifetimes.”—Bartholomew, I Come As A Brother (via oceanofmind)