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About johnlowndes

Music and poetry. #wearepatchworkrattlebag https://soundcloud.com/patchwork-rattlebag https://www.facebook.com/patchworkrattlebag https://www.facebook.com/johnlowndesmusic https://patchworkrattlebag.bandcamp.com/releases/ https://twitter.com/pwrattlebag https://twitter.com/johnmlowndes

Abschattungen

Abshchattungen was written as lyrical content for a Patchwork Rattlebag piece. I felt that it was worth sharing here as a poem. Perception Pregnant lull nascent Day sketched on sardon- ic white ground. Encroaching diplo- carpon frames the Objects posited. … Continue reading

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A Tear in the Dark Fabric Reveals Existence

By what agency is the blackness punctured to reveal the formation upon which you gaze? Continue reading

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Indifferent as the surface of the sea…

Indifferent as the surface of the sea Dissolute ink clouds, residue beneath Constant star’s gaze fixed above; cold; remote Occasion magnitude upon survey But sink into the dark and apathy Still closer to the centre of your sphere Concurrent cosmoses; … Continue reading

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An Identical Universe

Sodden in separate puddles A head too damp to strike and a half that cannot hope to And, as ever, where were we When we needed us the most? Watching the scoreboard when the goals went in, Protesting, Defenceless Suspended … Continue reading

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Morning masquerade visions…

Morning masquerade visions of evening’s silly season, pantomime-parading clichĂ©s. Ether, phantasm elements, first-dimension, aims summed up in a paragraph, video in Braille, conjured from a wooden box. The connotative skill of a football pundit (sticking pasta on paper in an … Continue reading

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On the Nature of Inspiration II

On the Nature of Inspiration II Prostrate, brooding on sunny and foreboding afternoon A dog barks in the middle distance instigating a volley of indignant retort above the estate Road-noise and the blood coursing through the channels Blue sky touching … Continue reading

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On the Nature of Inspiration III

On the Nature of Inspiration III At a workspace in the reading room Sits the youth engrossed in writing In peripheral of mind and space Onlook gravely the collected works And weight of human history Unrestrained by abstruse semiotic Advances … Continue reading

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