Monthly Archives: April 2010

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PICTURE AS PROOF

RUSSIA TURNED ON ITS SIDE LOOKS LIKE A PHILLY PHANATIC CLUB-FOOTED IF THAT’S WHAT A CLUBFOOT LOOKS LIKE THIS IS HOW I FEEL HERE OR AT LEAST THE BEST I COULD COMMUNICATE BUT AFTERWARDS I MAY FEEL DIFFERENTLY

I Am The Judge Of A Poetry Contest

picture by Keith Birthday I’m going to take this poem and I’m going to turn it into something else probably something like a rock or maybe an airplane I’m going to take this rock or airplane or poem and turn it into a forest I think that you’ll be impressed if I take this poem […]

To Berlin: Westward via Pole and Deutsche

part four in a potentially complete documentation of Keith Birthday’s travels in January: part 1, part 2, part 3 linked respectively I had taken the tram to the outskirts of Krakow. Like many European cities I have been to, the outer edge of this city resembled American strip mall suburbs. Large stores surrounded me on […]

I’m Sorry I Didn’t Know You Dressed Emo

In Russia emo is this year’s cool well more like last year’s Counterculture reduced from an ideal or maybe lifestyle to blacknpinknskullsnsadness ‘sadness’ these girls cuddle teddy bears on streets call it ‘dressing emo’ The front strands of her hair are dyed black the area around her eyes is colored black her fingernails are painted black […]

Taiga

I got out of the train, stepped out into the evening cold. I was in ‘Taiga’, the city named after the forest, or perhaps vice versa. This city connects Tomsk with the Trans-Siberian line. I had two hours. I walked up onto the overhead crossing in order to snap a few shots with my cameraphone […]