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3:18 at 4th and Hill

A written response to Daniel T. Gaitor-Lomack’s recent performance.

 

By: Mike Nesbit

 

“Let us overturn monuments, pavements, and flights of steps; let us sink the streets and squares; let us raise the level of the city.   We must invent and rebuild it like an immense and tumultuous shipyard – agile, mobile and dynamic in every detail ...”

-Antonio Sant’ Elia, Through Julian Rosefeldt, Through Cate Blanchett, “Manifesto”.

 

Bunker Hill

 

metal grading

bare feet cracked

syringe sitting idled 

cracks of glass

heroic stance on horizontal plane

struggle for breath

towers mimic stance

simple geometries echo stereos

crouching

grabbing

reaching

subway below

spanish above

braids on fence

scrapping paint

seated in thought

anger or contemplation

lock set aside

sunset approaching

cranes above

LA or fiction

untwisted braid or nervous twitch

littered asphalt

discarded thoughts

extended barefoot upon irony

intimacy towards ugliness

dancing muse

misinterpreted wicked thoughts

hair on steal grading

man with blue flannel

five foot seven

one ninety-five

context re-appropriated

the tired the deranged

the dirty the sick

the hungry the misled

the tall the strong

the glass the steel

high heeled boots walk by

repetitive train below

hovered above the grading

disciplined tone

still tense

gold chain on neck

vest over shoulders

black pants cut at the ankle

 heroic stance on horizontal plane

heroic stance on horizontal plane

 struggle for breath

struggle for breath

 sunset approaching

sunset approaching

 extended barefoot upon irony

extended barefoot upon irony

 hovered above the grading

hovered above the grading

 towers mimic stance

towers mimic stance

 untwisted braid or nervous twitch

untwisted braid or nervous twitch

 syringe sitting idled

syringe sitting idled

 bare feet cracked

bare feet cracked

 seated in thought

seated in thought

 context re-appropriated

context re-appropriated