MORE EUPHORISMS

Euphoric moments and wishes. Euphoric deliria. Euphoric movements and testimonies. Euphoric dreams. In the form of phrases which come from short stories, poems, pop albums and an interview. In the form of “euphorisms” created from phrases extracted from their original sources and collected in a new hybrid text.

a glimpse of’ s Issue 11 reproduces lyrics by Komeda (Koko Meme Dada), Cibo Matto (Stereo Type A), Takako Minekawa (Athletica), Tujiko Noriko (From Tokyo to Naiagara), phrases and verses by  George Bataille (The Accursed Share – Inner Experience ), Nicole Brossard (Notebook of Roses and Civilization), Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari (A Thousand Plateaux), Herman Hesse (Klein and Wagner – Klingsor’s Last Summer), Anais Nin (The Journals) of Anais Nin Volume Five), James Schuyler (Collected Poems – Other Flowers Uncollected Poems), Georges Sebbag (Seduce), Gertrude Stein (An Interview with Gertrud Stein from Donald Sutherland’s book, Gertrude Stein: A Biography of Her Work), Ann Stanford (Holding Our Own. The Selected Poems of Ann Stanford).

They were collected by Dimitra Ioannou,Antonis Katsouris, Vassilis Oikonomopoulos.

We wish you an euphoric reading!

MORE EUPHORISMS

SOLAR RADIATION

INTOXICATING ECSTASY

GOLDEN GRAPEFRUIT GHOST

NOTHING TO EXPLAIN, NOTHING TO INTERPRET

YOU’ RE FREE TO EXTEMPORIZE EMOTIONALLY

RED RABBIT ROLLERSKATE

ORANGE OVAL OX

THINGS THAT SURPRISE, THINGS WE’VE NEVER SEEN. THERE ARE SO MANY. IT’S WONDERFUL

PINK POP PIGEON PRIMARY PLANET

LIFE IN ACTION, LIFE IN REPOSE, LIFE IN CONTEMPLATION, WHICH IS HARD TO TELL FROM DAY DREAMING

AND I WOULD BE A NINETEENTH-CENTURY DANDY SMELLING STRONGLY OF VANILLA

SWEETNESS IS FULFILLED

REMOVING CONSTRAINTS

TO EXIST WITHOUT LIMITS

FOR PLEASURE ONLY

INEVITABLE PLEASURE

IN THE CENTER OF THE INFINITE

ANSWERS CAME FROM STARS AND MOON, FROM TREES AND MOUNTAINS

MIRACULOUS SENSATION

SILVER DAY HOW SHALL I POLISH YOU?

TO DIRECT THE MOVEMENT OF THE STARS, TO PROJECT THE BEAT OF YOUR OWN BLOOD, THE CIRCLETS OF COLOR FROM YOUR OWN RETINA, INTO THE WORLD

WE UNTIE ONE ANOTHER, WE RELEASE ONE ANOTHER

WE REPEAT GESTURES, DELIGHTFUL PROMISES, SILENCE, PANTING

PROLIFERATION OF LITTLE MOTIFS

ACCUMULATIONS OF LITTLE NOTES

FRAGMENTS OF HAPPINESS THAT TRAVERSE THE BODY AND RAISE BRIDGES ALL AROUND BECAUSE ELSEWHERE AND IN THE WILD BLUE YONDER THEY SAY THERE’S EUPHORIA

INTO THE BATH OF JOYOUS ATOMS

EFFECTIVE JOY

ABSOLUTE DEBAUCHERY

AND ON CLOUDLESS BLUE I SCRIBBLE YOUR NAME

TO GET OUT OF BED AND DRINK TOO MUCH COFFEE AND SMOKE TOO MANY CIGARETTES AND LOVE YOU SO MUCH

GOOD MORNING -WHAT’S-YOUR-NAME?

WHY NOT TRY SOME EXTRA STIMULATION?

A FEW BRILLIANT CLIMAXES

COME HERE, WOODS!

ALL THE EXOTIC BRILLIANCE OF THE COLORFUL TROPICAL BIRDS

I’M CHARGING MY ENERGY FRESH AS A DAISY

THE GARDEN IS ONLY FOR YOU. YOU ARE THE CENTER. YOU ARE THE GARDEN.

THE SWEET, SWEET, SWEET, SWEET SMELL OF MORNING RAIN, IN YOUR NOSE, ON BARE SKIN

A NEW TERRITORY OF PLEASURE

THIS IS PERFECTION. THERE IS NO NEED TO PORTRAY, TO PRESERVE

NOW YOU BEGIN

NOW, THIS MOMENT FLOWS OUT OF ME DOWN THE PEN AND WRITES

B.L.O.S.S.O.M.

BLOSSOMING WITH PLEASURE FROM WITHIN

NATURALNESS, NAÏVETÉ, AND GRACE

PASSIONATE DETERMINATION

LIMITLESS REVOLT

WE ALL PILE INTO THE TOYOTA AND DRIVE OFF INTO THE WORLD OF ROSES

NO MIND TRAFFIC

NEW INSIGHT

PAUSE GOD

YOU ARE IN A STATE OF PERPETUAL DISCOVERY AND QUITE WITHIN THE COMMONPLACE. IT IS ALL CLEAR AND YOU ARE NOT LOST.

UNKNOWN POWER

LUCID MOMENT

A ZONE OF PROXIMITY

WHERE DO YOU GO IN YOUR SLEEP? TAKE ME WITH YOU

I CAN DROP OFF INTO A QUICKLY ACCESSIBLE FELICITY

LAST NIGHT I WOKE UP FROM A BEAUTIFUL SENSUAL DREAM: A MAN WHO LOOKED LIKE A HANDSOME WOMAN WHO LOOKED LIKE A MAN

FUGITIVE BEINGS

AWAKENED ATTRACTION

TEMPORAL TRANSFORMATIONS

WE ARE WRAPPED IN OUR SHAWL AND WEAR OUR MOON

LETS DANCE, JUST DANCE, THAT’S ALL AND NEVER STOP

BLISS: AN UNENDING KISS

IN THE DEEP VOLUPTUOUSNESS OF YIELDING, OF CONSENT

IN A RADIANCE MASSIVE LIKE SEX

INTO THIS DREAM I WILL DISSOLVE

GOODNIGHT. GOODNIGHT SUN. GOODNIGHT MOON. AND GOODNIGHT TO YOU FAITHLESS READER AND TO YOU AND YOU AND YOU.

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