working on some collaborative stuff; here’s my first addition of mess:

Awake again, feeling

wild, sweet blood rush to my head:

soak the desert of my

brain red, like a quenched

inhale— born from night terrors I

never shook from my bed.

I wake you,  bug-eyed

and bewildered like the first

time we heard nigger

and not nigga, no

you couldn’t save me

then or in these dreams that send

my body flippant—

tongue-in-cheek screams muffled like

those smacking bodies

beneath blankets that we watched

fuck, from the mirror

speaking proudly in their moans—

us: you and i: us.

Two lovers to any lovers

who lie each to each,

be brave in young skin

and those piteous faces.

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CBC: Hawaiian Ride from elesed on Vimeo.

Friday June 27. Meet at Cincinnati Bike Center at 7pm.

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con | fection

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con | fection
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disposable income

n/a.

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con|fection : Kickstarter from elesed on Vimeo.

This is the Kickstarter video for con|fection, a poetic video centered on race, class and sexuality as it relates to the historical context of sugar, Kara E. Walker’s exhibition of A Subtlety and the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY.

I’ll take photos and shoot video of the exhibition, combine the footage with personal poetry and later perform it all live, accompanied by musicians.

A special thanks goes to Stuart Wilson for letting me shoot at Tinderbox Cincinnati, to Drew Phipps for assisting with the shoot and perfecting the audio, as well as Lexington Colton who permitted me to use the rough edition of her musical track Don’t Stand.

*All of the Kara E. Walker exhibition footage belongs to Evan Simon of The Wall Street Journal, All Rights Reserved.

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for the third time in my life i just experienced an overwhelming desire to kill myself.

i am always full of shit.

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stained pearls

the teeth know when to let the mouth speak 
when to form thought into sound, sound into letters
strung into words, wombed by the wet backs of cheeks
and the sealed fold of lips. the teeth know
when to let the mouth speak but,
i can’t stop my tongue from bleeding.

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MIX ALL THE MEDIA

art gumbo for your soul.

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poets | art room corner dunce cap donned

i find it hard to talk about ‘art’ with people when what’s created isn’t ‘visible’ or ‘tangible’ or capable of being installed. words matter— 

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i can’t solve your problems, dude.

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wants.

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it’s official.

it’s official.

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oxy.

oxy.

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#napowrimo: 4/30

all the people
all the people
to please. 

my chest hurts
and my tongue’s
been bleeding.

all the people
all the people 
to please. 

TBC.

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