Rem+Rom: A Raft Manifest

INDEX /
SITEMAP by PEOPLE,
PLACE or  
SUBJECT


ARCHIVE


BOOKS
MAPPED
TO PLACES


PLACES
MAPPED
TO PHOTOS


to support this project, support Calamari Archive
or buy the books mentioned herein

Rem+Rom: A Raft Manifest

Chaulky White: SSES SSES SSEY

The Becoming

Untitled: under the auspices

Ark Codex

Derek White: Marsupial

                                      

583> a WWOOFie cycling NZ searching for the present (in 1990), for experience to flow thru unfiltered in tears
Ends up B (the 1 who buries H's newspaper-wrapped shit in the forest) has reported him to the dept of social welfare who want to evict H from his house. Last time they tried H got his gun out + started shooting the cops. He says he'll fight w/ his life to stay w/ his plants. And this evil B woman has access to H's account + takes all his money to try to bankrupt him. Thus H must go to the bank on certain [ ... ]

582> Anon step 1: submit 2 K-OS as 1 of 12 dry, jeanless + serene cogs in the clean machene
... specially the steps w/ the G word gunna be hard to swallow, even if they say hire power or whatever. We're gunna go by our one meta4ickal versions of these steps. In our mind this 1° step is about accepting K-OS, dat hit ∃xists in this moondough always has + aint nada u kin do about hit. U godda face the fact dat Romans r stronzy assholes, specially when driving, or dat there's tons of shyknees [ ... ]

581> K-OS vs. D-K: Selfish machenes, opium + cuckoos in Laz-I/O
We got to thinking dat dare's a pairallele to the Richard Dawkins meme set forth in The Selfish Gene (genes use us human bodies as v-uckles for their evilootion), dat computers are using humans for their propagation . The onelie thing dat makes sillycone-based life forms diffrent from organic-based 1s is the ability to procreate, but machenes circumvent this issue by using humans to keep proliferating them. [ ... ]

580> Tromping Monti w/ the patron saint of tramps, St. B.J. Labre
A spooky thing happend 2 us as we flâneured our way down via Serpenti. A'proaching the coroner w/ via Baccina, we god this creepy feeline dat sumping brushed by our leg, like a dog, but we looked down + dint see nuttin. Hard to discribe, felt like a ghost passed rite thru us, sending a chill down our spine. When we god to the coroner we tole our bedder-½ + she looked at us w/ jaw drop'd + said she [ ... ]

579>A Sisyphean search for Mt. Analogue in the South Seas: flashing back to Fiji 1990
Weird ritual. And the guy sitting ½ naked on a box plucking the washtub bass. The M.C. very serious in his serving of kava, going round the room 1 by 1, bula bula. Spoons rattling in coke bottles. The diligent young lad pounding the kava to the beat. The virgins spitting. All night. Eyes glance around. Everybody in their own inquisitive thoughts. Ever reminded we're but social animals. I can see the moon [ ... ]

578> Mum's the word in the realm of the unreal, n outsider free-floating w/ no famous last 1s
... worth, the skinny dirt, Giordano's hood, hung still in bronze, from dusk to dawn, on death row still, against god's will, with Gallileo + Brahe's brass nose + Neruda's noose ... unearthed to no avail the sails mizzened at ½-mast despite no wind, you face the waving flag cast from the gallows to an unmarked grave save the date, any famous last words? to carve in stone or camel bone atone for the undead [ ... ]

577>N OUTpourine of Yodaphonic telepathy 2 mash IN mach 5 X-isle 4 2 stop making cense
... knot as simpul as just recommending 1 provider ova n udder, bud a filosofickle + hystorical die-a-tribe of the Roman pysche... b4 we figgerd may-b she was a vampire, but now we realize she is Yoda incarnated (a Slovenian version thereof, living in Rome since '66) + we felt like a nigh-eve Skywalker knee-deep in da swamp, despirate to just git our Inurnet working when we needid to take a deep [ ... ]

576> @ home in Rome not roamin' no rione but staying caput mundi in our palatial attico
... tempo hitself d-celerates in Rome, tutto takes longer. Still no Inurnet, not direct inny way... using 1 of them saddlelite bumper do-hickys, but even dat broke so we is cumpleatly disconnected. Was reading sumwhere (probly in The Economist, cuz dats all we read these days) how Italy's god the fastest Inurnet speeds in el moondough... problem is gitting hit, they is the slowest in the world setting hit [ ... ]

575>Romin' da ghetto (R.XI) w/Zeno's Conscience on our conchus, narrated, in synthesis, by ...
+ Matt Damon's flat where Phillip Seymour Hoffman git's murderd in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) is just b-hind the abuv turtle font. And just outside the center for Amerikin studies on via Caetani is where back in 1978 they found the red Renault w/prime minister Aldo Moro's body, after he was kidnapped for 55 days by the commie Red Brigadge. We had no idea about dis shit til we saw a plack [ ... ]

574> dubble sewer-sided blank tape of mitico d'Irge + SSea horse teeth in ill lofty attico, 66
... mind-boggling in ceremonial formalities + burrocrazy, no capisco ½ da shit day a'saying, probly bedder dat weigh. But we was handid keys + eccoci QUI. Spent the 1° day runnin' round findin' stuff to survive ill nite... sure, we cd of just gone down to a trattoria, but we god engrained survival instinks when it comes to food + H20 @ least to halve sumping edible on hand, specially coffee (still using a sock) [ ... ]

573>Bicycle thieves roamin' a snowdome in clementsea postponed
we int.erupt our regalure roamin' of Rome Rioni to bring u dis rather inclement post... b-sides Trump, we left the east coast to xcape cold crappy weather, but seems it has followed us... bin cold + rainy since we got here + meanwhile word is it's unseasonably warm in DC/NYC. We was living here last time it snow'd in Rome in 2012 + b4 dat it hadn't snowed since 1986 (b-sides a dusting in 2010 [ ... ]

572> R.XII. un RiParian loser brother puts d bank in river w/adamjam'd spacebar!#rippin'cloacamaximanewJanus
Our nu landlord gots sum sirius pedigree, we havent met 'em yet, only dealt w/well-dressed proxys, but weve bin in the secret inner chambers + seen their hairlooms + odd relicks likea branch 1 of 'em was hung from... i mean, their faimlee tree's got popes + shit init! In fact, their's a rione named for Colonna (R.III), tho we aint gunna bunk in dat 1, we gunnalive in R.IX—the pinecone rione, [ ... ]

571>Embarking on RomeRioni.com: roamin' the Roman rione of Testaccio (R.XX)
Doing the eternal city in such a systematic fashion as Maphattan might pose a challenge, considering the rats nest of alleys + streets, far from the organized grid of Manhattan. So the thinkin' is dat we gunna tackle Rome by rioni (districts), of wich dare be 22 (XXII in Roman #s) in toetill + since we's currently bedding down on the Aventino, close to Testaccio (rione XX), figgered she's as good [ ... ]

570> Lungo il tratto non-domestico cercando Rom en home nei ultimi piani di parcheggi ambientali
... come se existe solo l'inglese + tutte le altre lingue sono secondarie + raggruppate insieme, fondendosi in 1. Por otra parte, tal vez es mejor que no apprendiamo italiano, no solo arruinará nuestra escritura de "SSEY' pero también pensamos que quizás es mayhorror que no sepamos lo que dicen los pinche italianos! 1 ting 4 shore tho, we aint gunna miss the sound of ∀merikin inglish nun. [ ... ]

569>Parroting parabolic pairodimes twine DC + B'more mo mo. Rinse. Ripeat.
Up + movin' will make 1 like dis, not able to foke us, limbotic zombees waitin' for time to pass, gittin' thru mediate milestones, dis here removal of our shit bean major 1, aft'r dat 6 weeks sin possessions we used to livin' out of a suitcase like dis... kinda fun actshoally, gits u out of yo ruteen. Wipes the slate clean to stablish new 1s, reinvent 1-self. Seeing sites for the last time makes it a new lens. [ ... ]

568> Georgetown routes to run away in waning days in Trumplandia
... gearing up for our expatriation—make sure we're stocked + loaded w/ Calamari, check. Liquidate xcess (thanx to those that got chef's selection.. only a few days left for those that havent). Set up a virtual mailbox (in West Hollywood, yo), check. Order stuff hard-to-get in Rome (black beans, maseca corn flour, chapulines, canned + dried chiles, habanero seeds to plant our own, etc.)... after all, [ ... ]
  ...   ...   ...    ARCHIVE                                                                                                                    (ɔ)om.Posted 2003-2018 Anon I'm us. All rites reversed.