Sunday, July 30, 2017

Irene Koronas, Excerpts from ninth iota


Devil Cock, image by Irene Koronas



Excerpts from ninth iota


hermes

syncretic creed
in pubic hood

hands
cede plebs 

fidelity
on demand

or
by stone finger

filial forms
fed on silt

from snip
and
quick apotheosis


hesiod 2

[1] absence

oral metric shroud
roots a single span

[2] whom embody greeks
[3] climatic suitors
[4] the hexameter

[5] period
[6] external source
[7][8] two extant sets

vivid long [9] texting
[10] bracket narrative

on in
fact
elegiac
rags remain

[12] eleven lesbos (c 630 c 570 b c)
respect [14] only
[15] additions to monadic

[16] red amphora costume held in full attribute
[17] question
[18] seven

[19] act
[20] three theban centers
[21] nineteen survive reproductions

[23] obscenity comedies
complete [24] poke fun at one
ridicule [25] high skill

[26] satyr popular
[27] bust first half

[28] his book 
[29] xenophon 411b c
[30] expel throne praise

[31] philosophy fifth and fourth
accurate least a vague approximation pressed
[32] scholars argue intent
expound own little 
figure the same name[33] debate

[34][35] purport to describe his trial
[36] execution

[37] love
[38] and deal
[41] stagira thinkers

[42] first metaphysic desire to know
those who present logic

international [43] million volumes born 295 bc  
[44] 13 year epigrams
[45] mimes hint at complete forms
[46] spent [47] influence on 38
[48] mathematics

906 have been lost to measure
the circumference written by archimedes
studied [49] reference frags

[50] [51][52] were probably late

the transition from shift to literary
or rhetorical inclination
all types continue to expand
criticism by hail

[53] saints
[54] probably lived
[55] left off
[56] where 
[57] paraphrase or early
[60] bust
[61] a friend in 146 vivid five through 20 parts

[62] from research
[63] consecrate
[64] mentor 
[65] publish other essays on [66]
[67] common anecdotes
[68] auto 
[69] animalium 
[70] (1485) anatomy for the next 1400 years

sketch in 47 volumes [71] 2nd century ad
[72] guides to ruin accuracy

Ptolemy [73] font
[74] a notion
[75] dominate astro
[76] replace
[77] stoics

consider [78] in spite
[79] reform quality
[80] periods
[81] enneads
[82] from compose
[83] dig
[84] fig
[85] second
[86] satirist 
[87] faux dialect
[88] novel
[89] transfer [90] [91] as lovers of lies
[92] a version of [93]
[94] unknown [95]

(1912) pp vii kinematic perspective
(1954, 1968) p3 2006 197ff note 64
3836 holds nearer 120 than 150
2011 p309 n29 9780199292011 use (albeit mid and erratic)
2010 p7 9780199803033 (1987) 0-8014-1874-7 (1985) volume1
(2007) black well universe (1981) from homer to often


hesiod 3

(left below)

 1   muse
 2   cosmogony
 3   castration
 4   by
 5   sea
 6   beast
 7   the tits
 8   hymn
 9   cronus
10  prometheus
11  titanomachy
12  raphy
13  us
14  open
15  dress and then

let us mount 
broad in thick hold

rod sturdy
they lip her round briny

either side haunts
or lust bolts

[fifty heads strong]



—Irene Koronas









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