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SECRET LIFE OF LIFE
The Secret Life Of ... is a new series of radio-music-poetry-pop-art-montages. And it goes a little something like this:
"Who doesn't love a secret? No one I know. And as long as you're the teller and not the keeper, it turns out that secrets are pretty darn popular. In fact, a fertile paper world has sprung up around the very idea of The Secret Life.
Just look ... closer ... among the stacks of your local lending library, you'll find The Secret Life Of Plants, and The Secret Life Of Trees, The Secret Life Of Birds, and The Secret Life Of Bees. There's The Secret Life Of Plankton, and The Secret Life Of Lobsters, The Secret Life Of Puppets, and The Secret Life Of Monsters. Even biographically, we're offered The Secret Life Of Houdini ... of Marilyn ... of Nabokov ... of Dickinson ... of Dalí ... and quite fantastically, of Walter Mitty.
And so, gentle listener, wherever and whenever you find yourself in the blind and see-through ether, we bid you a quiet and curious welcome to The Secret Life Of ..."
The spoken text is by Neill Cardinal Furio.
The work of New York City underground rock-poet Neill Cardinal Furio is known for its witty word-play, slow-burning eroticism, head-spinning historical references, side-splitting slapstick stretches, heart-moving balladry, and fractured
Dylan Marlais Thomas (October 27, 1914 - November 9, 1953) ... Swansea, South Wales.
“I make one image — though ‘make’ is not the right word; I let, perhaps, an image be ‘made’ emotionally in me and then apply to it what intellectual & critical forces I possess—let it breed another, let that image contradict the first, make, of the third image bred out of the other two together, a fourth contradictory image, and let them all, within my imposed formal limits, conflict.”