Reconstructing (de)Colonial Deconstruction

First deconstruction: love in hand

be a jack-of[F]-all-ndns

Second deconstruction: rebooting

i have made a life of s[c]ham[e]
[ctrl]definesshame: a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness
of wrong or foolish behaviour
[alt]definescham: etymologically shame comes from an indo-euro word which referred to
covering the face
[del]definesham: falsely present something as the truth; bogus; false; a pillow sham

Third deconstruction: re(pair)

so i’ve decided to break it
in – dig – e – nous
nóein, nóēsis, niyanán

niyanán – we/us (excluding you); kiyánaw (incl.) = we/us (including you)

First Reconstruction: the setting

instead i dance in pool halls to rihanna
“bitch better have my money”
wait for the sharks to get horny
get them off for another beer
reassure them that everyones a little gay
honey-boo-boo even told me so
channel app to exoticate myself
be a jack-of[F]-all-ndns
“thank you, come again”
tell him, “hey bo’
this is treaty 1 territory
so you may as well treat yourself too”

Second Reconstruction: the set

I’m not sure i like the word “indigenous”
when it simply divides, crippled, dying
by fighting each other to hold its hand
so I’ve decided to break it
in – dig – e- nous
nóein, nóēsis, niyanán
bound by the wounds that tell our stories
feeling love & pain together
indigeniety can encompass so much more
if we interject, intersect, interlay
not compete or compare
share, grow together, sideways
woven together like kokums hair
braided, queer & punk
channelling our minds
like a honeycomb
to bind, break, reclaim
reject the greed fingers
of settler colonialism

Third Reconstruction: ctrl+alt+del – transforms from

Joshua Whitehead
Full-Metal Indigiqueer

First Deconstruction – “april 5: pass[hang]over”
Second Deconstruction – “to my mister going to bed”
Third Deconstruction – “the hive”
First Reconstruction – “april 5: pass[hang]over”
Second Reconstruction – “the hive”

And so for day 2164

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