online: 29 august 2005
modified: 28, 29 august 2005
16 august 2005 a theory of this
written while listening to the number pieces* of John Cage
everyone who is literate can write
(that is anyone who can inscribe letters)
i am inscribing these as i think
what to write next
and now as i write
this is what i am thinking
after re-reading this
and this is**
i realised that they come alive
if written and read as poetry
as all writing once was
and still is!
*The late compositions of John Cage (the ones i like most) in which single notes are to be played at any time, within stated time intervals, at the discretion of the performers. While i wrote i was listening to The Number Pieces 1, Volume 12 of The Complete John Cage Edition, mode records, mode 44, PO Box 1026, New York, NY 10116, USA
**this is is a piece of such writing as this on pages 121-126 of the internet and everyone.
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