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Caroline Bergvall

Fugacity 05
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lidl suga /l/

lidl suga /l/ /l/
lidl English l/ gl
ides /l/ alveolar alveolar
liquid letter flows
unlike marble

not warm liquid   /r/
/r/ muscular mid-throat   limit
or frontal glide /w/ waiting
waits waiting waits

language   holds   saliva
saliva holds   language

/l/ falls deeply  
loiters around   forms
living is a kind of c
linging
until they moisten and   lessen

[audio mp3 910KB]


lidl suga g

lidl suga suga
stop voiced
soft palace  
a gift like /d/ ma donna
veiled back ballad velar
/g/ /g/

Garcia Lorca Garcia Lorca!
goes outside
who found him
plucked strung up like a guitar
in the back street
or a fruit
or a strange girl /g/
for go
forego

we gawp we stand around
we con
gregate   openly
we don’t go
back in
we just de
lay we block the game
with our softness with our give

[audio mp3 760KB]

 

Two parts of Little Sugar (iivv), a sonic text installation collaboration, up and running as part of TEXTfestival (Bury, Manchester).

Caroline Bergvall
New York, April 2005

 



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