new job 25


demonstrate as in a picture complete with improperly rendered weeds
and remote from all associations also with wanting for door to be open
for light to let light in to feel better about placement of moist and
thrush-choke reeds at edges whose edging itself is also about feeling better about being harried reddened and afoamed very abridged in the protocols to unblamed and disbranched ends
in the dream Tobin has Chris allowing Lou to pet a panther or anyway something similar resulting in attack and her (Tobin’s) intervention and she wakes up and she’s running and this is not theft as Chris is granted his position whether said position is uncaring or stupid (both) meanwhile at least one hundred Boy Scouts in back yard with intermingling of
bears / bear cubs having come out from woods and what is it that they’re selling
so hide in bathroom where water in pipes signals unforced and not tortured no leaving and lodged somewhere
unshakeable occupancy dream at later date involving crock-pot
continues to repeat
fogged and interwreathed by fog such that everything like seemingly
placed therein or niched with
washes of sawdust thus repeating again what were incompletely
attached trees and all of it grounding sudden appearance of clear pond
being not clear pond but road or street / houses and their people
wanting delivery
as always matted and dead humps of grasses / slow exposures of
underpinning trash garbage
frost to be blanket for however many minutes this morning having
nothing bad to say about
then just stop and make it 2 x 23 5/8 inches or 1 x 30 inches instead
coming to $44/month for whatever days / weeks for whatever money
($31 + $13) with flowers all bloomed and all open because all over with
already floors all blown and everything happening because same
what is already same thing for Tobin and for child (children altogether)
and for Chris whoever else really so remember
pick up days: trash Friday recycling on B weeks Mondays
trash days / bird week Friday pick up: April 27th trash May 4th is
Tobin’s birthday also very first recycling and how many more weeks
to be bird weeks how many days trash days (all of them) given that
as said constrained and forced into line likewise obliged and guided
into very ordinary position lacking any real or essential preeminence or
prerogative and Johnny Egan inferring like results from like faculties
coming from wherever it is you do come from (down the street)
do you know Johnny as you drive up in very long SUV introduce
yourself uninvited and therefore and subsequently persist as uninvited
and nonetheless
that you are NEIGHBOR and it’s trash days Johnny it’s bird week
it’s ended already do you know driving right up it’s rain-streaked and
water pooling to settle hard against slab in shitty and undrainable and
sometimes you say the lines freeze and that’s not nearly the only
trouble there is with
it’s bird week it’s whatever’s happening here is also happening in dumb
and quiet locale of softly wretched and auto-folding
neighborhood never anyplace located save for undrinkable pool
still happens in midst of total deficit happens to be some furthermost diffident shore
self ringing out of all tenancy all vast precautions to avoid all
stopping
but trash days make for bird week forever and always Johnny
and it’s only one large bird you see and some occasional ground
entities
being alerted to pseudo-ending like getting and watching before/after
all of it’s over a little scene maybe
like
Dr. Worm Nurse momentarily to become incarnate at last and being
seen upon the Earth and in the flesh and assuming the density and
form and color of flesh says
“I Dr. Worm Nurse have been facing and enduring the trials
brought on by my own past
this is a task only I alone can face and endure
all I ask for is prayers sincere kindness and emotional support
and money from when I sell my possessions online
and I Thank You All from the depths of my own heart and soul
I have to work my way back up because I am damned
I am working on myself to improve from the way I was before”
Dr. Worm Nurse
ineffably good and never going astray

yes
oh yes getting and watching a little scene exactly like that
or like thereby disclosed Dr. WN poked to death by three children
or possibly big and small cubes nothing to do with living room
dining room also the young and the old each insufferable and over
and against both of those forever tilted on flanks and exposed for
spraying scraping with scraping tool proving doubly necessary until
all remaining debris but no doubt the awfulness of the young
everyone else too obviously but especially the young having no need
for designated cleaning area like bed of small and inexplicable pebbles
far from the greens and total quiet / happiness of players and PAIN
Enduring since October 22 2013 definitely before that too from
true Friendship and the (theoretical) LOVE from it
Ironed Front Flat and Steel-Plated Bolted to keep it Flat constantly
Bruising to constant Heart Pain and Ache With caving in of (breast)
space in front of it and let every soul be subject unto higher powers
meaning higher powers are ordained of
Irreparable and caused by truth of (close) High School Gal Pal
(“Hired Help”) Total Adult and ceremonial as to be expected marked by
profound secrecy its seal and fragility and illusory guarantee whereas
red and pink are the hearty colors because that’s how hearts were
originally drawn and under the moonlight the couples of the world kiss
but unfortunately for a few
interrupted by observation of parental Co-Investigators
reduced to bay windows previously depicted and furthermore protected
in their privacy and their modesty installed and adorned with
traditional lace curtains that move slightly on their own looking out onto
very bad details of bald / scalped earth and chief among them
blown leaves on grass and on path adjacent to endless and
claustrophobic swamp scenario of swamp stagnant and uniform
and somehow greenly coherent and non-stop varied only
in scale or in format retention pond forming one part of series of
instructions or scalable diagram with network of ditches deployed
inflatable raft like momently as required or as circumstances demand
for instance
breakfast / lunch / dinner of a little worm
(NOT the Dr.)
removing one thing from one place thus attorned to another
substituting another for coughing into dark into happiness as effect and
forever OK with group of women who hearing your very big sneeze
laugh at you meanwhile remaining happily most happily joggers
together
but what about the eight bushels of boxes never to be picked up
plus two cans plus #47 BRIERS BEAUTIFY THE JOHN
68 Hopkinton and if any men read this MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS
or say like all along the rock wall SKIN DELAY in and out of
snake then gasp
then checking fence checking as far as mound checking and rightly
void of care
minor user / bio-layer with high-pitched voice singing I’m a little person
and again I’m a little person and again I’m a little little person
singing also my daddy’s crazy and my daddy’s neck is crazy when
at same moment plastic bag twitches spasms
over hadopelagic floor

 


Note: Sections of “new job 25” contain interpolations of Christine Weston Chandler’s writing. This includes:

“PAIN / Enduring since October 22 2013 definitely before that too from / true Friendship and the (theoretical) LOVE from it / Ironed Front Flat and Steel-Plated Bolted to keep it Flat constantly / Bruising to constant Heart Pain and Ache With caving in of (breast) / space in front of it and let every soul be subject unto higher powers / meaning higher powers are ordained of / Irreparable and caused by truth of (close) High School Gal Pal / (“Hired Help”) Total Adult” which includes extractions from “PAIN Enduring since October 29, 2013

“under the moonlight the couples of the world kiss / but unfortunately for a few / interrupted by observation of parental…” which includes extractions from “Valentine’s Day Hymn

“‘I […] have been facing and enduring the trials / brought on by my own past / this is a task only I alone can face and endure/ all I ask for is prayers sincere kindness and emotional support / and money from when I sell my possessions online / and I Thank You All from the depths of my own heart and soul / I have to work my way back up because I am damned / I am working on myself to improve from the way I was before’” is taken from an April 25 2018 Facebook post.

Elsewhere, interpolations from the writing of St. John of Damascus (ca. seventh century B.C.) are taken from “Treatise I: Defense Against Those who Attack the Holy Images by our Father Among the Saints John Damascene,” in Three Treatises on the Divine Images (St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2003).

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