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Andrew Levy / Cracking Up / Truck / 2010
So many things are almost-being-said (periodically / here-and-there / parenthetically – abruptly) / that that-is-being-said (sometimes (first-and-foremost) over all (over all)).
It will dictate its own conclusion
Who is being addressed? We are – certainly / we are. Whose address is being taken down? When will s/he be called to account? Is this (this-book-of-Andy’s) that account? [ Yes
Why is this being said at us? Because we do not count? – is it because we do not count? Yes – we / do / not / count. [ We can learn to
And / who is cracking up? [ It / it’s all cracking up
This kind of non-prose (this-kind-non-prose) is teaching us manners / the-kind-Wittgenstein-spoke-of-as-essential-(moral-manners-(as-it-were)). The articulation of these manners elucidates our world – they bear us up. After what-manner-of-time will we come to know them? – will we?
Is what we are watching watching us? [ Yes
Are we watching what is watching us? [ Yes
This short circuit is breaking our lives apart – one-at-a-time / (and) all-together. We’re broken – and we’re apart.
Sometimes things (here) are being said but in-a-backward-manner / so that we-have-to-parse-their-arrangement / so that they can make sense of us (and that (that (and that)) is something) –
YOU NEED TO DEVELOP YOUR WORKING DEFINITION OF THE MARTYR
TO INCLUDE THE ATTRIBUTES OF DELUSION AND SELF ABSORPTION
This is a model for behavior / but it has to be said back-at-us / because all behavior (now) is skewed. To begin with.
Are we hoping? Yes / we’re hoping.
It’s alright to be angry – it’s not alright to-not-be-angry.
We find ourselves among friends – we find ourselves (at-odd-moments) among friends. We wonder if the language is a friend. Is the language a friend? I’ll have you know.
Or (to-twist-your-words) – Only (only) the-person-who-came-to-explain-it-to-us-didn’t-understand-it. How’s that?
What we don’t say is that for which we are most culpable. What-we-don’t-say is (at-times) that-for-which-we-are-most-culpable. Hadn’t you noticed?
It’s true that society sacrifices us for its own interests. But what would you want to do about it?
Whereof one cannot speak, one must?