Wednesday, 27 February 2013

But a dream

Through the toy vocoder
little girl from next door
    merrily
    merrily
    merrily
    merrily
voice made low and bent
inhuman for a while

Fag smoke curls in from window

We're in bed laughing
in part
afraid

Not late
but dark


7 comments:

  1. This is a delight. I like the word 'vocoder' and the repetition of 'merrily'.

    Thanks for posting.

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  2. Thank you, Jonathan. It's always good to hear from you.

    I like that word too: vocoder. The Os are lovely.

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  3. Vassilis

    I remember working in London, near Dollis Hill, travelling in through the Winter months on the tube to work in the basement of Guildhall Library. I came to forget what natural light was.

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  4. Sweet.

    Having a laugh, perhaps the best "workaround" response ("in part", but still) to a technological annoyance like this one.

    Though there was always that classic Kubrick solution -- pulling the plug.

    (That latter form of termination of course being not partial but total and final.)

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  5. TC,

    It must be said, when we hear her singing sans vocoder, it's very endearing.

    As to our own Kubrick solution, until Daisy gives us her answer, I guess all we can do is keep paddling.

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