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October 2016

Halloween in the Anthropocene, 2016 [VIDEO]

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Halloween in the Anthropocene, 2016 Darkness spills across the sky like an oil plume. The moon reflects bleached coral. Tonight, let us praise the sacrificed. Praise the souls of black boys, enslaved by supply chains, who carry bags of cacao under west African heat. “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat,” sings a girl dressed…

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Who haunts the ghost? Who walks the dog? Who mocks the turtle? Who listens to a log?   Live by the penis, etc. Shivering in Utopia. Slow smoking October sky. Pave the road with lyres.   Orpheus sleeping with one eye weeping. Who would trap a fowl? A special suckerfice.   Anyway, I love you. Grab ’em by the antenna.…

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