Not What the Siren Sang But What the Frag Ment (for Margaret Alison)
From the 7 ¼ floppy record borders included in the box bp, published in February 1967 by Coach House Press (Toronto, Ontario).
Konfessions of an Elizabethan Fan Dancer
Konfessions of an Elizabethan Fan Dancer is Nichol’s very first book. Originally published in England by Bob Cobbing in 1967, and then in Canada in 1973 by Nelson Ball’s Weed/Flower Press
New edition with introduction and notes by Nelson Ball, Coach House Press, 2004
A pdf copy of the 1969 second edition made from the copy housed at the University of Victoria Library is available through the bpNichol archive
Note how the Title Lines align.
NOT WHAT THE SIREN SANG
BUT WHAT THE FRAG MENT
The first stanza is built up out of anagrams.
leaf autumn sky
flea umantu kys
“umantu” looks like “ubuntu” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_philosophy — a trick of a sky kiss
And so for day 2336