Lauri Adverb – “math”

December 25, 2010 at 7:43 pm (Lauri Adverb, Poetry & Literature)

Three ninety-six
Unemployment
said I deserved each week
for being
fired

Three ninety-six
I could:
pay rent, buy groceries
a Diet Dr. Pepper each morning
six-pack of Pabst every afternoon
Chilean wine at night.
Monthly membership to the cigar club where I’d pick up weekly
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Hugo Ball – “Gadji beri bimba”

December 25, 2010 at 7:40 pm (Poetry & Literature)

gadji beri bimba glandridi laula lonni cadori
gadjama gramma berida bimbala glandri galassassa laulitalomini
gadji beri bin blassa glassala laula lonni cadorsu sassala bim
gadjama tuffm i zimzalla binban gligla wowolimai bin beri ban
o katalominai rhinozerossola hopsamen laulitalomini hoooo
gadjama rhinozerossola hopsamen
bluku terullala blaulala loooo

zimzim urullala zimzim urullala zimzim zanzibar zimzalla zam
elifantolim brussala bulomen brussala bulomen tromtata
velo da bang band affalo purzamai affalo purzamai lengado tor
gadjama bimbalo glandridi glassala zingtata pimpalo ögrögöööö
viola laxato viola zimbrabim viola uli paluji malooo
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Willie Nelson – “Country Music” (2010)

December 25, 2010 at 10:17 am (Music, Reviews & Articles)

Written by Juli Thanki for The 9513 website (www.the9513.com), May 28, 2010. Willie’s most recent album, produced by T Bone Burnett…

 

Willie Nelson releases albums like most people change their underpants. For the most part, that’s a good thing. He’s had some missteps along the way, but his recent offerings (Willie and the Wheel, American Classic, and Two Men with the Blues) rank as some of the best work in his long and storied career.

Produced by T-Bone Burnett, Country Music is just that: a collection of classic country songs without any frills, even in the album’s title. 15 of country’s best songs, sung by Willie Nelson’s instantly recognizable voice and released by Rounder Records? Theoretically, this combination sounds like the perfect storm of country music excellence. Is it? Read the rest of this entry »

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