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Excerpt from the accounts of Chton

 

Excerpt from the accounts of Chton[i]

              – for Jac Naber


…alfway totters                                   the ant rabble                                    
[=>bespectacled]

manner of convoy equipped quenchless […] temper

digging digging

swallowed up froze in the prime mess
which we is set off to be
            we is salt current ice pulp

                                               boil fluid

in coil shrink exploding

                                   clicking

                                               puffing

gay geysering tide time
spinning in the spire span
            cosmococoon? we is cosmococooncook!                                         [-clock(?)]

[…]

half sublunary we is rainbow white
monkeys whirling
                                               newborn snow

[…]

in the lightless silence time

                                                           ever

                                   we is always ever

[…] and all is just flowing
petrifies                      encircles
to powder purple fright

our amber is billions carat
we belches from the map […] prime forest
branches waving fall down
all the woody

just keep lying there for a while
[…]

after us the ant man
after the ant man
the licking sea

[let] be licking the sea
past the escape route signposting
of dull housing ants
on our burner without personnel

                                               we stays […]
                                               we flogs […]
                                               we spits […]                                                   [fire]

here at our whimpering hearth
lava harbour till ha…

 

 

 

[i] [largely] illegible petrefact xyloscript

 

Uit de verslagen van Chton

Uit de verslagen van Chton[i]

 

 

…lverwege dribbelt                het miergespuis                                  [=>bebrild]
convooigewijs uitgerust onlesbare […] drift

graven graven

verzwolg bevroor in de soepzooi
die wij op weg is te zijn
             wij is stroomzout ijsbrij

kookvocht

in kringel krimpen ontploffen

tikkeren

puffen

geil geiseren getijdentijd
spinnen in de spanne
             kosmococon? wij is kosmococonkok!                                   [-klok(?)]

[…]

half ondermaans is wij regenboogwit
aapjes dwarrelend
                                          pasgeboren sneeuw

[…]

in de lichtloze zwijgtijd

ooit

wij is altijd ooit

[…] en alles stroomt maar
versteent                     sluit in
tot pulver purperschrik

ons amber is miljarden karaat
wij braakt van de kaart […] oerbos                                                   [het krakend]
takken vallen wuivend om
al het houtige

blijf nog maar liggen even
[…]

na ons de mierenmens
na de mierenmens
de likkende zee

[laat] likken de zee
voorbij de vluchtroutebewegwijzering
van dom huisvestende mieren
aan ons gasstel zonder personeel

wij staat […]
wij geselt […]
wij spuugt […]                                    [vuur]

daar bij ons grienende haard
lavahaven tot ha…

 

 

[i] [largely] illegible petrefact xyloscript