cu’ nesci, arrinesci

italiano // lava nera cade dalle tue scarpe sulle mattonelle rosse del cortile di tua nonna che lei ha spazzato appena spazzato questa mattina ed il sole sorge sorge e gira su Bannagaggi e si porta via la notte promette nuovamente un giorno di afa sulle falde dei tetti di color sabbia, ocra deserto e

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you caught me (wings and owls)

ne me quitte pas, Pavlov’s daughter says a saint but only if she gets her socks on right some say she’s a bitch because she takes you home (but without the gas mask) her breath enchants you you caught me, you say outright fallen under her spell a prince in a fairy-tale castle with fairy

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rather lovely thing

since you, my dear like and idea lie next to me in stardust sea in 20.000 days on earth hence everything’s collapsing here since you, my heart in time and space and grey and blue are being spread all stars get lost all day and night painting my sleep with colors bright (scarlet for you

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take this longing

grasp me with Hungarian lanterns and photographs and gloss rest with me in my rectangular reasoning prerequisite my mouth is a lock on the dew of your thigh you long me for you on empty pages in a scrapbook binding you I have always touched your perfect body with my mind you elude those who

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liebesschrieb

dein liebesschrieb verästeltes papier in meiner herztasche // your writ of love branching paper in my heart pouch *** auszug aus: harlots im herzen, © marianne jungmaier,2014 // footage: © paolo ceric, sans title, 2012 (no sound) seen at solar do barao, curitiba, 2014

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metus diluculum

you pass the night nowhere be-sip my roots in a circle of barges parley me with tarrying tongue deepening silently longing foreboding the morrow striving for horizons sucking and baptising me shadowpale oozing dark above and light below a hologram of line comma dot a prism of pixie dust besiege me desire me unfeathered dispersed

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sine qua non / nichts als

I’d rather sleep with ghosts on quiet mornings than being the duchess the red duchess touches on quiet mornings I took a walk everything that has ever been obscured I didn’t come back leaf canopy look after me red desire on quiet mornings betray your face betray the duchess now everything that has ever been

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Glacierism / Gletschern

a word is a wing of a butterfly that beats that soars up in cloud pulp and like cling film lies atop the glacier’s blue a word is a glacierblue in cloud pulp making clear what is ambiguous a wing of a butterly in cling film that flies a cling film protects a word which

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gone again

wir sehen film projections in schwarz und weiß, ein Dream of Life und horses, horses, horses in GLORIA and Jesus died for somebody’s sins // but not mine wir trinken Rotwein, Viertelweise kleben fest an altem Ranz commend into the wind // wir trinken in fremden Küchen beneath the southern cross es ist drei Uhr

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Plant Sensations

I carry my wrathroots firm in my stomach anxietyflowers sprout from my neck tie the lovebeech her leaves have shrivelled long this year I am mis-sensed dis-felt ivy-despair has obscured my sight my pleasure-grass tastes short and sallow rose-sorrow thornes in my heart and the melancholia-marguerites blossom early this year they’re still in flower between

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