And hence the reality of the external world may be constituted, not by an effort of will as Maine de Biran contended, but on the basis of the world’s perceived existence, the resistance that it offers to our awareness.
DORIC ORBITAL Oil kind sleek in darker prospect, river swell
tidal moor up care shoulder forcep attenuate,
tie beam haven, riven parole. Oars shipped for
pillow narrow sprawl, derived match to fetch
near silence parley, bound word lappet. So at
by stand listen grain stirring, like thought
for tomorrow new as valiant, braided; rustle
sweet forgiven meantime slidden breath, in
spoken attitude from my door stay and yours,
to wide inflate. Where no shade will go out
between profuse device, advisement reeds by
rise and tell, difference engine; lucid bite
birthright mention signet lily, tally sensate
incidence. Oh treat freight full conserved,
ear woken imagine flee close, ever this way.
A lappet is a decorative flap, fold or hanging part of a headdress or garment. Lappets were a feature of women's headgear until the early twentieth century, and are still a feature of religious garments. Examples of lappets are to be found on the papal tiara and on the nemes headdress of the kings of ancient Egypt.
HEARD OWLS HOOT Nearer than chill moonlight, willow clear wet
with dew risen by reed spears, would clatter,
spread where young birds forage; meet hunger
at the weir. Hear what you see, will soon be
in flicker abet to recognise, revision without
fear, surprise. Discreet tangent limit absurd
anticipate by echo, follow quantum allow pair
bound to shadow, darkness; infringe evasion,
lesion torn abduction, these birds conversant
replay in clamant jargon. Hold fast to notice,
once or twice each way onwards, drawn close but
still not quite, yet; brows at bee-line ledge.
Cloud bank glimmer to chatter, whether narrow
ocular abatement won't chew, faint stirring up
habit in white; corrosion crowds water's edge.
Quite a rigid form for him. As if he wanted to write a sonnet but couldn’t quite be conventional enough so slung an extra line in. Same with the stress - some are pure iambic pentameter but a number have a dangling extra foot, kind of unsettling, not allowing us to become comfortable, there’s a pleasing sonic quality underlined by lots of assonance and rhyme/half rhyme which I like but I have really no idea what he’s on about in these. They beautiful noise.
A neume is the basic element of Western and Eastern systems of musical notation prior to the invention of five-line staff notation. The earliest neumes were inflective marks that indicated the general shape but not necessarily the exact notes or rhythms to be sung.
Purfling is a narrow decorative edge inlaid into the top plate and often the back plate of a stringed instrument. Inexpensive instruments may have no purfling and instead simulate the appearance with paint. Purfling was originally made of laminated strips of wood, often contrasting in color as a visual accent.
A trivet /ˈtrɪvɪt/ is an object placed between a serving dish or bowl, and a dining table, usually to protect the table from heat damage.
Paclitaxel, sold under the brand name Taxol among others, is a chemotherapy medication used to treat a number of types of cancer. This includes ovarian cancer, esophageal cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, Kaposi's sarcoma, cervical cancer, and pancreatic cancer. It is given by injection into a vein
a compound, originally obtained from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, which has been found to inhibit the growth of certain cancers.
For instance the first 3 lines have references to supeceded methods of film and photography with celluloid and superseded methods of musical notation with neume and doric rites and ping
Ping measures the round-trip time for messages sent from the originating host to a destination computer that are echoed back to the source. The name comes from active sonar terminology that sends a pulse of sound and listens for the echo to detect objects under water.