A kind of a "dangerous supplement", marked, scarred on a body, post-orgasmically, always, already in anticipation of (a) crisis OR for a desert avec 'agape'. Mindb(l)ogg(l)ing Noise. "Avalanche, would you share my last pursuit?" (Baudelaire)

Sunday, July 30, 2006

the rise of the slightly moustached redish-brown haired ladies

one must always match flights and books

on a plane which fails to take off three times, takes off with an engine that still sounds faulty, this is the captain speaking do not panic, lands again to pick up more weight and again sounds like a disaster when it takes off

I must admit I have read many books. When I disappear, all those volumes will change imperceptibly; the margins will become wider, the thought more cowardly. Yes, I have talked to too many people, I am struck by that now; to me, each person was an entire people. That vast other person made me much more than I would have liked. Now my life is surprisingly secure; even fatal diseases find me too tough. I'm sorry, but I must bury a few others before I bury myself.

on a plane, going back to a new place, with just a pair of trousers, a shirt and a memory stick, [only] the first chapter of the greek translation

Στην περίπτωση της έννοιας του Άλλου ως έκφρασης ενός δυνατού κόσμου στα πλαίσια ενός αντιληπτικού πεδίου, οδηγούμαστε στο να θεωρήσουμε με νέο τρόπο τις συνιστώσες αυτού του πεδίου ως προς αυτό το ίδιο: ο άλλος, χωρίς να είναι πλέον ούτε υποκείμενο του πεδίου, ούτε αντικείμενο εντός του πεδίου, θα αποτελέσει τον όρο βάσει του οποίου αναδιανέμονται όχι τα περιθώρια και το κέντρο, το κινιτό [πράγμα] και το σημείο αναφοράς, το φευγαλέο και το ουσιαστικό, το μήκος και το βάθος...

then, on a flight that resides in the midst of a journey, between waking and sleep, waiting for further feet and trains, so that you lose half of the book because you read it in your sleep, such as

- You remind me of Antisthenes, the prophessor said, a disciple of Gorgias, the sophist. It is said of him that none could tell if he were bitterer against others or against himself. He was the son of a noble and a bond-woman. And he wrote a book in which he took away the palm of beauty from Argive Helen and handed it to poor Penelope.
Poor Penelope. Penelope Rich.
They made ready to cross O'Connell street.


and on going back, for the first time, with no foolish patience for irrealisms or sufficient reasons, quite willing to abandon literature

Everything here seems chaotic. Do you see those little streams? Not one of them runs in a straight line. And those ponds, which are neither round, nor square, nor oval, nor regular in any shape or form? And all these little pointed particles sticking up like bristles all over the globe and which have torn the skin off my feet? [...] Frankly, what makes me think there is no one here is that, as I see it, no one with any sense would want to live here.

Friday, July 28, 2006

Allocating happiness

In psychology, in the bottomless fraud of mere inwardness, which is not by accident concerned with the 'properties' of men, is reflected what bourgeois society has practised for all time with outward property. The latyer, as a result of social exchange, has been increased, but with a proviso dimly present to every bourgeois. The individual has been, as it were, merely invested with property by the class, and those in control are ready to take it back as soon as universalization of property seems to endanger its principle, which is precisely that of with-holding. Psychology repeats in the case of properties what was done to property. It expropriates the individual by allocating him its happiness. Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia, #39

Thursday, July 27, 2006


Gloup! Kati evrwman alla...let's wait and see.

Spare a Camera?

A call for food and film stock for Beirut and Lebanon people.
Kouvertes jai odontopastes stelnoun alloi.

Belated (or) Yes!

And in the absence of anything to chronicle the present, a dedication, paraphrased, for what is to be left behind, as a chronicle of this present:

And I hope all men [sic] / Who think like this / Will soon lie / Underground


Tuesday, July 25, 2006

i admire cucumber slicers. but i live for weavers.

Dem: eskeftika... "paralipomena publishings." enna'theles na 'soun paralipomeno keimeno?

episis eskeftika oti i maza eshei moutti opws tou romeous, jai ennathelen moutti opws tis kleopatras. i think the sphinx was built by aliens who had come from the future after having kidnapped and examined michael jackson. [ematha arxaia istoria pou ton goscinny jai ton underzo].

eskeftika oti i kathe kata-
en poiisi.
oti i poiisi en patheima.
oti sinexia o kosmos xtizi paradisous. oti
peftoume pou tin glwssa
se erga.
oti o mythos en jame pou arkefki
i logotexnia
jai jame pou teliwni [borges].
that speech
is a mouth [creeley].
oti o,ti vriskw,

so forgive me if I relapse...into my dream of an art unresentful of its insuperable indigence and too proud for the farce of giving and receiving. "Three Dialogues" Beckett

Thursday, July 20, 2006

On the Wire

Aneipwa apota nera. Konta mas i Skwtia kai to Suffolk. I hara tis katanalwsis kai tis grammatoseiras thoryvou. Gymna vradia, demi boukalia kai hwris perithoria ideata. Fyllometroume ta parke kai peristasiaka matonoume. Caught in the centre of a soundless field / While hot inexplicable hours go by. O ypnos adynatos. Perimenontas to epomeno deltio psithirizei Give us the tools. I mnimi sta oria tis.Apla vimata. O kathreftis Fevrouario. Thelima agkalis se omoia krevvatia me ekeina pou i monaxia xanamoirastike. Tymase; Adynatei oti palia ormwname. Diko mas mono, pleon, to diakaws. Kai to ateliwto.

Xanakouw thravsmata kai pethymw sas.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Tuesday, July 18, 2006


'Perfect Light'

There you are, in all your innocence,
Sitting among your daffodils, as in a picture
Posed as for the title: 'Innocence.'
Perfect light in your face lights it up
Like a daffodil. Like any one of those daffodils
It was to be your only April on earth
Among your daffodils. In your arms,
Like a teddy bear, your new son,
Only a few weeks into his innocence.
Mother and infant, as in the Holy portrait.
And beside you, laughing up at you,
Your daughter, barely two. Like a daffodil
You turn your face down to her, saying something.
Your words were lost in the camera. And the knowledge
Inside the hill on which you are sitting,
A moated fort hill, bigger than your house,
Failed to reach the picture. While your next moment,
Coming towards you like an infantryman
Returning slowly out of no-man's-land,
Bowed under something, never reached you -
Simply melted into the perfect light.

-Ted Hughes

Loss only works in a state of transference from one reader to the next.

I read, therefore, I lose?

Monday, July 17, 2006

on st-st-st-st-atic

phenomenome -
phomenolo -
phenome - (vlakas)
nolo -
nenolo -

do i dream of huts? do you? not much one can do about oneirc guilt but constant aglutination.
return to the one fish two fish three fish blue fish of life.

Saturday, July 15, 2006

Klemeni Epexigisi

Κάτι χειρότερο από άνεργος...

...- αιωρούμενος. Όχι μόνο δεν έχω συγκεκριμένη δουλειά - δεν ξέρω ούτε σε ποιόν επαγγελματικό χώρο ανήκω.

Ποτέ δεν ήξερα. Παντού ένιωθα απ' έξω. Κι αν δεν το ένιωθα εγώ, φρόντιζαν οι εκάστοτε συνάδελφοι να το αισθανθώ. Ούτε οι διαφημιστές παλιότερα με αποδέχθηκαν, ούτε πιο πρόσφατα οι δημοσιογράφοι. Όσο για τους συγγραφείς...

Καμιά φορά ζηλεύω αυτούς που έχουν ένα πλαίσιο εργασίας. Υποχρεώσεις, ωράριο, ιεραρχία, συνδικαλισμό. (Δεν υπάρχει χειρότερος και σκληρότερος εργοδότης από τον εαυτό σου.)

Ανεργία. Όχι επειδή δεν βρίσκω δουλειά. Αλλά επειδή δεν ξέρω που να την ζητήσω.


Wednesday, July 12, 2006

So that's what s/he meant, Or "...the truth, eh, the truth..."

The headlines of the post-script: Haunted Commentarian Remark

Monday, July 10, 2006

12 / La Part Maudite

Μήπως είμαι τρελός
μήπως τα 'χω χαμέvα
πoυ ακόμα πιστεύω θα γυρίσεις σε μένα.

Friday, July 07, 2006

I am not afraid.-

And while you are at it, can I get some jugged kippers and two poached eggs with my paper please? We 've got to take heart today. Thanks. / Catch up later over steak and chips or a pie or something. Off to Jermyn Street.

Interlude: Could really do with a (large) bloody mary. I'll just pop into The French House.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Allaxa Friki

Synithisa na klonizomai

Daneia omilias, apomesimero, gia na perigrapsw to simera

Ciao Bella

Or Propositions on the Dancing Subject

I entopiotita kai o entopismos tis kath'ola yposhetikis praxis pou diagrafei i meta-kinisi mesa sta plaisia tou symvatika efiktou anagrafei to a-dynato. To a-dynato, anagnwrizwntas tin taxinomisi tis opoias apotelesma einai kai i dynami kai to efikto, ws paragwgo meta-kinisis, diladi ana-hwrisis pros tin chora tou aenaou, afwmiownei tropon tina entos tou ta charaktiristika ekeina tou dynatou se vathmo pou i opoiadipote katahrisi tous, i opoiadipote anadomisi tous, na einai mi anagnwrisimi. Kai ws ek touto omoia me to mi genomeno, ontas a-dynato, to opoio mia psychri logiki tha periegrafe me ton oro adynato. I archiki morfi omws pou daneizei i yposhetiki tis meta-kinisis, mia meta-gewgrafiki praxi katheafti, epitrepei sto a-dynato ohi mono morfes ypostasis, ma kai morfes ana-tasis. Omoia tis ekastote prokeimenis meta-kinisis ehoun sto parellthon yparxei pampola. Simulacrum of previous passions and prelude to other substitutes, gia na daneistoume tin hiliodaneiszmeni frasi tou Walter Benjamin. Ma i ekastote prokeimeni -kai etsi synkekrimeni- meta-kinisi, ws praxi yposhetiki, afinei, kathe fora, na diagrafei to a-dynato ws entopisimos choro-chronos, agnwstou par'ola afta pro-orismou kai apo-telesmatos. Simasia ehei i yposhetiki arche toutis tis praxis pou anadiamorfenei tin genikoteri phenomenologiki empeiria tou ypokeimenou se shesi me to einai, xanagrafwntas me midamines kiniseis to ti mporei na lehtei pera apo to dynata (kai to) ortho.

Gia afto goustarw ton Gattuso.

Tuesday, July 04, 2006


Exakolouthouse na enthousiazetai, na arpazetai, n' arpazetai tropon tina apo mesa pros ta exw, ap' to poukamiso prwta kai meta ap'to sakaki, na ton arpazei diladei, na to enthousiazei se tetoio vathmo touto to kynigi. To kynigi tis synhronis eikonografias tis pleon liminal praxis, tis pleon synoriaka proswpikis praxis, tis pleon anti-koinwnikis praxis endokoinwnika, tou kafe-me-tsigaro, tou tsigaro-me-kafe, tou kafetsigarou, opws to skeftike mia nyhta, mia zesti nyhta, mia nyhta hwris whiskey, pou to mono pou tou 'he apomeinei, to mono exon 3000 tosa vivlia, 3 viliothikes kai miso dwmatio vivlia, to mono pou tou 'he apomeienei itan kafes kai ena paketo tsigara, ta teleftaia, ton enthousiaze na pasheni kai itan haroumenos, poli haroumenso, otan ta vradia, epsahne, kynigouse, apo to ena lnk sto allo, afto pou zouse, afto pou zouse apo dipla omws, ton kafe me to tairi tou, monos. Ton enthousize na vriskei, akoma, photografies, enos kafe, misou tsigarou, dyo matiwn, dyo heiliwn kai mias mytis. Photografies me kafe kai tsigaro kai kapno kai ahna, kai mallia kai daktyla. Aftopou zouse apo dipla, ton enthousiaze na to psahnei, tin eikonografia tou diladi. Mikri prosthesi st' aheia tis arheiothetisi ki afto. Isws. Spania o idios, par'oles tis gnwseis, par'olo ton exoplismo, spania, pote shedon, pote se xenous, spania se gnwstous, pote i shedon pote den sikwne tin mihani na prosthesei sto arheio touto. Ap'ti mia i epignwsi tis monaxias, tis apolafsis tis monaxias, tis monaxias me kafe kai tsigaro, epevale tin prostasia tis kai ohi ton diamerismo tis se pixel i kadra i gwnies lipseis. Ki ap' tin alli, to kynigi , i exerevnisi kai i anakalypsi totutis tis eikonografias itan praxi wrwn pou ta cafe, ta bar, ta kafenia, ta coffee houses eihan kleisei. EIhan kleisei m' aftos ta pethymouse kai etsi ta psahne apo dw, ta psahne apo kei kai ta vriske, poto apo dw, pote apo kei, kai ta ferne mazi tou, diladi sto spiti tou, mesa, edw, mazi tou, tetoies wres. Den milouse, den epsahne kati to opoio the eperne apo afti tin eikonografia, aftes tis photografies, na tou dwsei lexeis, ohi. I eikonografia mono tou arkouse, mono afti, i eikonografia ws mnimi tou prwino pou efyge ki anamnisi enos prwinou pou tha rthei, edw, mesa, mazi tou, tetoia wra. Mehri ekeini ti stigmi, apenanti se ekeini ti photografia, apenanti, se ekeino to kafe, se ekeino to tsigaro, apenanti se ekeino to kafetsigaro, apenanti se ekeino to proswpo, apenanti se ekeino ton kapno, se ekeina ta matia, apenanti se ekina ta malia, se ekeina ta daktyla kai se ekeino to flyntzani. Opou emeine apla afwnos. Mia lexi itan oli ki oli i lexi pou ithele na artrwsei, ena onoma, mia monaha lexi, me ena erwtimatiko sto telos, etsi apla, ki omws emeime apla afwnos. Kai epistrefontas, opws ekane se tetoies periptwseis, opou emene apla afwnos, epistrefwntas stin logoklopi, sto pokoumpi toutis tis ekforas, tis synkekrimenis ekforas tou tritou enoikou, epistrefwntas stin methodologia pou onomatistike, pou vaftistike dikaia, "o thriyamvos tou tritou enoikou", epistrefwntas ston "thriamvo tou tritou enoikou", mia epohi pou olo epestrefe se pramata apo to prin, se pramata apo pio prin, se pramata oikeia kai pramata dika tou, se pramata apo palia, palia oikeia pramata diladi, mia epohi pou epestrefe s' afta ta paliopramata ta oikeia, ta oikeia touta paliopramata, opws ton "thryamvo tou tritou enoikou", opws to whiskey, opws to kafe-kai-tsigaro, opws to tsigaro-kai-kafe, opws to kafetsigaro, epistrefwntas eipe: Leto?

Monday, July 03, 2006

19 / 26+

Apistefti pyra. Ta mallia sto patwma, imilipothima papillions, anorthografa ki aikinita harin aera. Apousia kai tsirko. I meres twn pezodromiwn ston pago. Kena ermarakia kai kairoskopa ousiastika. Epimenoun t' apospasmata. Apohrwseis toihou, imiaithrio tsigaro kai Tom Wolfe. Logoklopi typografimenou Wagner, prwima mesanyhta, eisitirio ergasias: The eye recognizes only the surface of the sea: only the depths of the ear understand its depths.

Afta, kai ligo xydi, apo simera.


Sunday, July 02, 2006

Some Houses For Sale

Mnimi 3os Orofos, Christou Vournazou 11, Athina

Saturday, July 01, 2006


Ehei xekinisei tou pleon endiaferon athlimatos i efidrwmeni panigiris, ma kati alitofatses, 2-3 geroi (o gnwstos enas) ki o aeras mas ehoun tileoptika dwsmeous stin mavroaspri. Meta kai ta simerina -doxa na 'shei!- sigontarei to mble 11ari, 1:4.33 pleon - as if. I varvatila tou dromou xefilinismeni anapoda, estw kai kata to imisi. To present the series /Of curioous heads in medallion - Romantikos palinpaidismos? Aiwnia efivia kai exargyrwmeni metohi oneirou. Zones of immanence semingly proliferate at the various stages or levels, even establishing connections between levels.
Ektos gewgrafikis phenomenologias.

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