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Fortean Poems

May 23, 2009

On my brother’s suggestion, I’ve tokenized Charles Fort’s The Book of the Damned. Here goes:

Sat May 23 13:26:02 2009

No further. I’m a tornado. The writer
doesn’t specifically say that: scrapers, of
course often they’re mixed up, like a cat and a
luminous train. The writer says it’s all directions, horses
running away, the water were floating patches
of butter. Cells of an earthquake, it might be a datum:
the roofs of missionaries, of
something that should be higher: that light is reported, always
restricted by wreckage. The book
of writing, very likely to be published.

Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned

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  1. Eric Elshtain permalink
    May 24, 2009 4:14 pm

    Sweet. I love Fort; his Geneatrix theory to explain mysterious rains of objects to Earth is as good a description of art as any…

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