Posts Tagged ‘rule of threes’

Antichrist Superstar: Rule of Threes Resurrected

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

1. Holy hell. Antichrist, the film, might have ruined my life. And on top of that, it was one of the most beautifully shot films I’ve ever seen. Talk about content versus craft. Fuck.

2. I dreamed last night that I had a reading in front of 1,000 or so people, and I hadn’t prepared. Got up on stage and couldn’t decide which poems to read. Blake Butler offered to read one of my poems for me, but I wouldn’t let him and proceeded to babble and choke my way through something until some audience member began playing the piano…

3. A girl I like:

Artist Kendra Binney

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Rule of Threes (Plus One)

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Duke Basketball 1991-92, the year they beat the Fab Five.

(In the end-of-an-era spirit of looking back)

1. I go back to Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison’s apocalyptic/environmental art-photography often. The Architect’s Brother pretty much inspired all of the poetry I wrote in my early twenties. In book form, there’s an essay by W.S. Merwin called “Unchopping a Tree.” It begins:

Start with the leaves, the small twigs, and the nests that have been shaken, ripped, or broken off by the fall; these must be gathered and attached once again to their respective places.

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