Thursday, March 02, 2006

Letters, notes, conversations, partings

Dates: November 1996 to August 2000, 4 years
Setting: Living with my mother at 34-38 years of age
Contexts: Reconciling my past as present-tense delays, i.e., AQ's stmt., "authority over one's own story & fictions"

Notes:

How to tell jokes apart
Meeting metaphors
Metaphors for meeting
Metaphors for meaning
Matching metaphors
Writing as parallel form
Writing a parallel line
Seeing stealing
Stealing seeing
Stealing as seeing
Selling
Embarrassing commitments
Booties
Death or metaphor
Scenes at birth
Fertility: early births, sentient beings, gray couplets
Enthusiasms
Vocalizations
Real Estate
Reassigning blame
Exemplifying shame
Blaming naming
Work or money
Love, sex, and money
Arranged affairs
Keepers
Manhandlers
Babydealers
Babies as status
Babies as inheritance
Babybrokers
Woman as disease
Sterilizations
ISMS as routing mechanisms
Medical modes
Medical models and journey to self-assessment
Wedding or gathering
Mirror is for them
Mirror is more for me
Enne is in Hennepin
Enne is in Kennedy
N. is for ant
V. is for variety
Z. is for zix
A. is for ana
B. is for book
C. is for call cat
D. is for door
E. is for renaissance
F. is for frank
G. is for God
H. is for hilarious
I. is for desire
J. is for Jesus
K. is for Kennebunk
L. is for Love
M. is for Man
N. is for Harvest
O. is for open
P. is for pianissimo
Q. is for Queen
R. is for return
S. is for sex
S. is for money
T. is for tip
U. is for most likely you
V. is for woman
W. is for war
X. is for kiss
Y. is for six
Z. is for sleep

1. is for create it
2. is for receive it
3. is for difficulty at the beginning
4. is for warfools
5. is for waiting
6. is for conflict
7. is for heaven
8. is for Scots law
8. is for unity
9. is for desire
10. is for ten
11. is for peace
12. is for tribal consciousness
13. is for gathering

14. is for harvest
15. is for modesty
16. is for enthusiasm
17. is for chase
18. is for recovery
19. is for prevail
20. is for inner view
21. is for decide
22. is for grace
23. is for losing
24. is for return
25. is for propriety
26. is for big animal
27. is for Jesus
28. is for smart, sexy, unmarried, single, childless, childlike, mothery, mature, vaginally orgasmic, servile, nature lover, artist
29. is for crossing the water
30. is for fire or conclusion
31. is for woo
32. is for endurance
33. is for Jesus
34. is for the first next thing
35. is for progress
36. is for dark goodness
37. is for family
38. is for the next first thing
39. is for warning
40. is for deliverance
41. is for decrease
42. is for increase
43. is for resolution
44. is for meeting
45. is for gathering or illness
46. is for transcendence or flight
47. is for exhaustion
48. is for the well
49. is for revolution
49. is for change
49. is for re-sister
49. is for re-volition
50. is for ting
51. is for shock
52. is for mountain
53. is for gentle progress
54. is for marrying maiden
54. is never for infernal bridegroom
55. is for abundance
56. is for traveler
57. is for wind
58. is for joy
59. is for dissolution
60. is for Ron's age
61. is for inner truth
62. is for little issuings
63. is for completion
64. is for pre-completion

Everywhere words:

leg
peg
ace
money
fan
arrow
heart
music
law
lawyer
dentist
restaurant
till
family
kind
tuning fork
it
name
can
lint
AA
AAA
RR
reet
pasrat
easy
song
naked
Bruce
dad
daughter
baby
information
ATM
letter
long
short
Christa wants a baby each time
OK
side
Gage is a friend
Ann is defined
Alexis is a writer
Eric is a father
mIEKAL, Michael, and Mike are fathers
Mary, Mary, Mary, Mary, Mary, Mary
Debbie O., Debbie Y.
Jack is Jack
Jack is John Joseph
Peter is Pete
Peter is Peter
Beth is Soeur
Florence is a master technician of sacred Latin horticultures
Mom is a fight
Dad is definitely dead
Neil Young said Daddy was clinging
Clarinet is muscle tone
"Sandy" is a fright
Clare de la Zeitung
Clarice Lispector is cronicas
Ann is ana
The short story is the most important literary form of the 20th c.
Ana is a recycling choice
Experimentalism is recycling
Memoir is mer-memory
Fiction is a right

2 comments:

John Gallaher said...

Did Neil Young say Daddy was clinging? Well, he says so many things and not all of them rhyme. Once he said he used to be a woman, you know.

Ann_Bogle said...

The song is called "Daddy Went Walkin'" (4:02) from Neil Young's album, Silver and Gold. The paraphrase is mine. AMB