walking to wegman

 

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reddish brown

lightish brown

darker brown

grey brown

green grey

pink

darker red

grey

cream

flecked with grey green algae

green

with white lines

darker green

2 bright red berries peep out

black

blackish brown

tan

cheep cheep cheep cheep

ip ip ip ip ip ip

ch chi chi chi chi chi chi chi chi

bibibibbibibibi …

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oh oh oh (sung)

wshhh ––––

step step

mulch mulch

hip toe

falter

crunch

pinecone

breeze

and now we come to asphalt

NO PARKING FIRE LANE

ouch

the tip tip across a storm drain cover

raised bumps felt under foot

FIRELANE

brwnbrrm above

in sky/air/overhead

grey corner

“oh – there’s your least favorite building!”

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The chain link fence brings something into focus. Sight aims and fires at the horizon. Future fortunes inscribed across geographies – from “barren wasteland” to “Tijuana.”

yenoM evaS

OCIEG

pushes a red prop plane

3 bones in my ear – “my inner reptile” – vibrate with a rumbling energy – my brain translates as an engine – above to the right, the left

Lefebvre writes that “space is heard before it is seen”

the vestigial muscles around my ear move to hear that there

 

(San Diego, May 2016)

written while walking, during UCSD’s Studio for Ethnographic Design’s Seminar on Sensory Ethnography