this is the first draft of a poem I am working on-a second take is at http://www.charlesosewalt.com
from Debroah Warner
At the end of the day
…it is you in the corner
with colour, intensity
what is this character about?
Practice twenty times; then lose it
Repetition, a title, means change in tone hue colour Colour develops through nuanced repetition
Artists create communities of practice
Share leading edge if techniques bring emotions out of emotions
Musicians worship themselves or their instruments Your work space is your work worship station
women’s voices on London buses, trains. Angry, low, fast and choppy. Never too loud. Phone voices, voices. And a non emotional voice ‘this is a Central line train to Epping.’ Calm reassuring. A sister’s, a mother’s voice.
I don’t know how many times I have to tell you
You moved the project and didn’t listen to
But Scott listen to the sequence and hear why I am somewhat cross with you
Yes tomatoes -then drinks?
The outcome needs to change Scott. Can you see my side? Listen-
‘This is Hackney Wick. This is the London Over ground service to Stratford the next station is Stratford.’
‘Mind the step.’
Hello B… I am yes are you ok I am going into Stratford and have a cab to catch bye.
Black tonight. Yes. Tonight.
‘This is Stratford our final stop. Thank you for riding the London over ground.’
Scott, good, so we