To Sea


To Sea

A Fragment - The Statue at the End of the Earth at Sea - taken from the Journal of an Escapade by the Author where was seen all manner of things

The Fun House


The Fun House

A observation of those waiting for access to the amusements found in The Fun House with its three floors: Orbis elisium, Orbis infernum, and Orbis terrae

Les Belles Ténèbraes


Les Belles Ténèbres

Les Ténèbres, la Maladie et la Mort font des cendres que tout voulait l’aimer where that sullen spectre is grace and splendor

and—as evidenced above—THIS THEATRE is the work of two centuries, of schemes and rhymes, of rhymes and tales, of tales and tropes found in years of works are these thence made with annotations and notes and best arranged in this Modern Age with Odes and Verse, Sonnets and Tone-Poems, Variations written on a Theme; Stories, of which are found Pieces divers, Tragedies and Vitrolics, Farces and Falsehoods whose conclusions are deduced sôlely by the Reader; and Tales, filled to the utmost capacity with sophic arguments regarding the Laws of Time eternal fleeting; and, The Eternal Laws of Physics are as they were invented in Nature for mocking Reality.



    On Recognition

    An affiche regarding Cupid’s Hand-books for Popular Use of Morals and Mores during Courtship.

    On Cigarettes and Gin; On Fragrances and Tea; On Ghost Anemones and Seahorses; On Passionelles Engaged; On Tableaux performed where the measure of hours have ceased; On Corsets; On Consuls; On Fancy, Mirth and Wit; On the Caesura of Despondence; On Fleeting Nights at Sea

    Les Belles Ténèbres

    This piece was composed with words from Edgar Poe, John Keats, and Percy Bysshe Shelley après Charles Baudelaire with the method employed by Tristan Tzara.

    Blithe Spirit!
    the dirges of Hope
    Fade far away, on the foam, in embalmèd darkness of perilous seas, O’er which clouds are brightening

    Le Rêve; or, The perseverance of Venus

    A verse-piece written in the Terminus-Realms of Dreams as regards a woman who was met there.

    Of the Mermaid‑Empress with her blonde tresses
    pageboy‑styled and wearing her opaque black stockings with ankle‑strap shoes
    lounged as Venus in the tide pools:

  • VENUS IN CHAOS [See Directory]

    The Darkened Memory of Sleep

    All ages of Sleep are epochal and apocryphal for the dreams remembered after wakened even if they are Lies.

    Confluent currents of Fate
    formed by Chance from three-hundred years of Muses Dreams forsaken and therewith returned are they
    by Sleep or in the solitude
    of Melancholy

    The Chaos of Thought that would be

    Verse-piece regarding the concept of Thought that utilizes an automated Cut-up technique for resetting the free verse typography.

    That Logic should exist
    as temperance for Thoughts of Reason where single belief may be exclaimed as Truth
    or Frolic since Reason and Logic are harboured by Sense
    illustrate the sublime nature of Chaos


    On Life Enharmonic

    A Portrait of an Early Childhood by the Sea (A Fragment from the Journal of an Escapade by the Author).

    And, as all voyages are
    eccentricities, as sojourns in wakened states and dreams in states sublime are voyages.

    The Fun House

    A observation of those waiting for access to the amusements found in The Fun House with its three floors: Orbis elisium, Orbis infernum, and Orbis terrae.

    All were
    held that
    amoungst all of the sacred and profane beliefs,
    in descendences from every liege-language,
    were Three Grand Tours

    The Wreathening Strands

    Thoughts are ponderous skeins oft made by insignificance found from Hours, Graces and Fates.

    They are
    Glass eyes in large blue-glass jars filled with piss from the thirteen Graces
    Empress Winter’s fulsome laughter seen as particles of light at dawn
    Shadows of great winged creatures flying that are never to be seen
    Dew on honeysuckle vines twining’d the lighthouse of Pharos
    Epitaphs writing themselves on the tendrils of opium’d air

  • OF GUILE [See Directory]

    Variations on a Theme of Guile, Nº 5

    The fifth Carte mémoires of the Past as shown illustrate the progresses of an anomalous Reality.

    are found harboured by Sense illustrate the sublime nature of Chaos

  • OF CHANCE [See Directory]

    Variations on a Theme of Chance, Nº 3

    History composes those mysteries deemed to have been Chance by waited patience until all other reasons are forgotten.

    Blind Seers Sights Tales Tellers Told in a game of Chance on the deserted platform where winds reverberated undulating sonorousness of stillness and melancholy of the Gare des Morts Fortunetellings Séanced sins are shown:

  • DISCOURSE [See Directory]

    An Evening Spent

    A book review of 'In the Dark Room' written by James Knight and how Hypnagogia presupposes two states of consciousness in error.

    All conjectures remain moot. It is a extraordinary work from which the Reader, after reading at numerous sittings, must decide.

    James Knight: His Own Surreality

    A statement in the form of an essay about the Absurdism - Surrealism - Magic Realism writing style of the author, James Knight.

    Surrealism became touted by the finest showman since P.T. Barnum: Salvador Dalí

    The Thirteen Stages of Writing

    A piece regarding those influences used in my writing styles.

    Of schemes and rhymes, of rhymes and tales, of tales and tropes found
    in years of works are these thence made
    with annotations and notes

  • CHIMERA [See Directory]

    The Chimera Group [March] Programmes

    A collection of programme notices written for The Chimera Group for the month of March.

    Catherine Deneuve will reprise her role as Lulu in the stage production of “Pandora’s Box” at the Gaumont Palace.

  • AFFICHES [See Directory]

    The Horae Refrain

    The Horae Refrain is a simple piece regarding the composition of the Théâtre Optique.

    TALES were told in vague refrain by the Horae on morrow or found
    in RHYMES of Passion and Vice on voyage set by Clotho resolute that those Sphères Élémentaires of Justice, Intelligence and Evil or
    Knowledge are populated with MadÂmes, Revenants and Shades of Life in this work


    Valentines’ Bitters Cure

    A poem composed of lines (1850-1900) found in divers ephemera from the Library of Congress rendered by a cut-up technique.

    It Recognizes Death Begins in the Brain the Important Truth that EACH ORGAN IS BUT A PART OF AN ELECTRICAL MACHINE.

  • STORIES [See Directory]

    The Reminiscences Trespassed

    A short story that concerns Memories and Memory.

    Tell me a Tale, said the Forest with a sinuous cacophony of voices; and, we shall let you enter.

    The Evening Shrieks

    Huckleberry Hermes Fox has his evening reverie interrupted.

    Dame Gwendolyn Snood had begun practicing her aria lessons in her garden, for her recital as The Soubrette.

  • ZOE [See Directory]


    The first chapter of an observation on the eternal clockwork spheres of Man’s existence as seen in Paris, 1913.

    Alliances and Ententes existed: France, 1913 — Patriots and Ministers sought the divine virtues of Imperialism under the Arguments presented by Mars.