after every visit

Distortion Poetics

Distortion principle no. 1: avoid distortion.

Distortion principle no. 2: defenestrate (often).

Distortion principle no. 3: degauss after every visit to either of the poles.

Distortion principle no. 4: cleanse fold and manipulate.

Distortion principle no. 5: literature is overrrated; read only pulp.

Distortion principle no. 6: there are only 5 distortion principles.

“Imagine Milton enrolling in a graduate program for help with Paradise Lost, or Kafka enduring the seminar in which his classmates inform him that, frankly, they just don’t believe the part about the guy waking up one morning to find he’s a giant bug.”

— Francine Prose / Reading Like A Writer

About istsfor manity

i'm a truncated word-person looking for an assemblage of extracted teeth in a tent full of mosquitoes (and currently writing a novel without writing a novel word) and pulling nothing but the difficult out of the top hat while the bunny munches grass in the hallway. you might say: i’m thee asynchronous voice over in search of a film....
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