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Dec 31, 2022·edited Dec 31, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

This is astonishingly good. Resonates for me (in spirit) with Dylan Thomas. Takes several listenings to appreciate its true quality. Musical accompaniment also great. 'A knuckle of gangsters'!!!! Feels very East-End-of-London-ish although I'm sure the gangs of New York would disagree. Thanks for ending my year with such poetry. (Ironic really that you ran a theatre company which was 'silent' given your use of language).

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Love this potent poetic peregrination! (and the use of "philanthropath" ;-)

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Dec 31, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

its 5:55

and I am still alive

the fruit flys arrive

and need rescue

besides

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What medicine were you on when you wrote this brilliant piece?

I wish you'd included "a murder of crows" somehow.

"What do you call one crow?"

"Murder one."

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Dec 31, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

Just seeing the mandelbrot set was enough to reaffirm I've found a like-minded soul, someone who sees totems, mandalas, metaphors, icons, models, algorithms as fractals of each other, provisional, though necessary gazing at the beyond and within. Ha. Just learned philanthropaths from Margaret yesterday. If I weren't so old, I would memorize this as catechism of rosary beads. 😂 Well done.

A Chortle of Cheers from Japan,

steve

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Dec 31, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

You're a wise old soul with very talented gifts; this is incredibly powerful. My favorite was the wankers and bankers and cauldrons of bats because my tastes always lean into bar stool banter over more refined, sophisticated and cultured works! Classing me up in spite of myself, go you! <3

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Cool 😎 love the poetic takedown, well done. 🥂

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u bet! an' this very grown-up toddler is a big fan too ha ha!

plus, since Dr. Seuss is now ab-SOURD-ly an author non-grata it's TWICE as soxy an' foxy to keep enjoyin' his awesome cleverness in very large silly doses!

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har har--now in 12/8 musical Seussian signature time... "Through three cheese trees three free fleas flew. While these fleas flew, freezy breeze blew. Freezy breeze made these three trees freeze. Freezy trees made these trees' cheese freeze. That's what made these three free fleas sneeze."

and....ditto back!

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sendin' gratitude for this clever and truthful an' satisfyin' schmear a' caviar on new year's toast, a welcome an' woozy whirlin' waltz a' seething teeming brimful sinful slippery mouthfeel words that knowingly crush the archfoes've freedom. felicitations! (an' in plan english, this wuz really good!)

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The accentuated alliteration, the calculated veneer of verbosity, the vaguely apocalyptic progression of prose... 🤌🏼

Wunch of bankers, the lot of them. Send in the fantastic fungi, perhaps it is the only thing that could bring them back from the brink. Or perhaps we should just save it for ourselves, to cope with the damage they have wrought, and let them go their own way.

Happy new year Tonika.

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Wow! No words, really.

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You dazzle, Tonika. 🌟🌟⭐️🌟🌟

Loved all of this.

"No one expects a congress of baboons to run a battery of tests holding responsible a pfuckery of Pfizer and a malarky of Moderna. Certainly no one expects the whored of presstitutes to jeopardize their splurge of sponsors. But some expect that listening to an example of experts will lead to staring at a slab of morticians as the truth gets erased by a page of wikipedians."

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