MATTHEW JOHNSTONE

Excerpts from o n e 

 

XIX: one

 

 

Concerning / the separation

 

 

there / felt
these
parts
at the ends of, streak, cults of

signs /
where ends of one
throw
where before is prior and
not consumed by sheen /

but dilation / end, if
/
one addicted is to ownership

instinct, is being always between parts
of course

“to be one the event of one”

socketed

putting yourself everywhere /

sides blazing other future part

flint there doorway / too required to hold

synonyms / to use one’s own air

 

 

VII: one

Fixes / rupture as
one
one sits in / to
itself /

in glass /

its difference, solution, mirror / in
its not
as as / thing things are not stuffed into

in any room, contrary,
contrary / one

from whom / absent oneself
came to

multitudes,
and putting some mirror in / one

 

 

 

VIII: one

 

Cavernousamong

displacings /
“… nothing,
surrounded / william carlos
by / a surface …”

Ratios

open

everyday /

to
this / formation / shutting

one /

another

 

 

Matthew Johnstone has recent writing in N/AOpon, and Cricket Online Review. His book is Let’s be close  Rope to mast  you, Old light (Blue & Yellow Dog, 2010). He does half the legwork for the online arts journal ‘pider (pidermag.com), of Tennessee, Nashville, America. 

 

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