August 12th, 2018

the strobe like hallucinations of a dying brain

It is in the flow of existence 12:54 PM Sunday here in west Michigan. Outside this afternoon the sun is shining. Last night after Carol left for work I shut up the house and turned on the central air system. It is 72 degrees inside my cell right now.

I do not remember what time I got up this morning. I do not remember either what time I went to bed last night. My brain is weary. But I did get up to face the first day of a new week. We are already entering the middle of the month this week. Soon August 2018 will be gone. I got up ate a bowl of cereal and messed with our main computer. After messing with our main computer I wrote in my paper diary and then dozed till my wife arrived home from work.

This morning after my wife went to bed for the day I drove downtown to Reader's World Bookstore to get more Sunday newspapers and to look at their books. I bought one book along with three Sunday newspapers titled, 'Asymmetry' a novel by Lisa Halliday. Since getting home from Reader's World I have been reading the The New York Time Sunday Edition newspaper. Also have been reading, 'The Scarlet Tree' autobiography by Osbert Sitwell.

I do remember filming a video last night and reading late into the night from a book titled, 'Osbert Sitwell' a biography by Philip Ziegler. I also read yesterday, 'The Scarlet Tree' by Osbert Sitwell.

I suppose I will close to brush my teeth and doze.

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Belief & Technique For Modern Prose by Jack Kerouac

Belief & Technique For Modern Prose by Jack Kerouac

1. Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy
2. Submissive to everything, open, listening
3. Try never get drunk outside yr own house
4. Be in love with yr life
5. Something that you feel will find its own form
6. Be crazy dumbsaint of the mind
7. Blow as deep as you want to blow
8. Write what you want bottomless from bottom of the mind
9. The unspeakable visions of the individual
10. No time for poetry but exactly what is
11. Visionary tics shivering in the chest
12. In tranced fixation dreaming upon object before you
13. Remove literary, grammatical and syntactical inhibition
14. Like Proust be an old teahead of time
15. Telling the true story of the world in interior monolog
16. The jewel center of interest is the eye within the eye
17. Write in recollection and amazement for yourself
18. Work from pithy middle eye out, swimming in language sea
19. Accept loss forever
20. Believe in the holy contour of life
21. Struggle to sketch the flow that already exists intact in mind
22. Dont think of words when you stop but to see picture better
23. Keep track of every day the date emblazoned in yr morning
24. No fear or shame in the dignity of yr experience, language & knowledge
25. Write for the world to read and see yr exact pictures of it
26. Bookmovie is the movie in words, the visual American form
27. In praise of Character in the Bleak inhuman Loneliness
28. Composing wild, undisciplined, pure, coming in from under, crazier the better
29. You're a Genius all the time
30. Writer-Director of Earthly movies Sponsored & Angeled in Heaven
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