Any memorialized withholding is atrophied, self-crippled inventory assigned to a “nature” so ur-objective it causes time to shrink to the distribution of only one form of its illumination: the false presence of materiality as history. Strive for more!
Breaking through that hard shell, the egg and ovum of creation, circulates a possibility to forget as well as remember. Opening—the shedding light—neither by “fall” nor fault—enables the rational to see.
tt, from the essay
t thilleman is the author of Three Sea Monsters (Our History of Whose Image) in which journal entries and poetic sequences investigate the legacy of Pound’s redactions to Fenollosa’s original manuscript version of The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry; Onönyxa & Therseyn (opening for an extended work, Anatomical Sketches, of which Pebble Sketches is the seventh book and Moira is the companion book of pastel drawings); Snailhorn (fragments), a 360 poem cycle utilizing vedic transitions in celestial to allegorical articulation; and a novel Gowanus Canal, Hans Knudsen. His literary essay/memoir, Blasted Tower, was issued by Shakespeare & Co./Toad Suck in 2013. The Special Body, a booklength essay on the prophetic in poetry is forthcoming. tt’s pastel drawings and readings are archived at conchwoman.com.