In the introduction to Trish Salah’s Wanting in Arabic Lisa Robertson proposes that
A lyric culture will always be wildly embodied.
And the body can be made to surface with very slight resources if one is aware of the power of conventions and constrictions. Take for example:
2 sets after Giles
Giles is Giles Benaway who in a workshop exercise asked us to compose a piece from 5 to 10 lines, no rhymes and no words ending in “ly”. Of course who wouldn’t be tempted by all rhymes all in “ly”?
And so for day 1149