While a space shuttle lifts off through the painted ceiling of a baroque Rome-style church. I would I’d. Less abuse more pizza. Volume and accuracy. I need food and water. The thing that goes for miles – that was the shit. I would like for you to find me now. I want the river lost from its bed. I held the edge of the desk. I want to sit in a tree straddling a branch holding a sign with magic marker lightning bolts that are not quite twins. I saw something small dark and fast. We are three powerful fantasies. We will go to sleep and have all the same dreams and stay so connected. Kale barley farm cheese oysters artichokes. Architecture against death. A diamond round a definition. They should think I’m pretty fucking hilarious. A grey rectangle. The demolition is. QR code pasted over face in yearbook is the question. Answer: REPARATIONS TO ALL THOSE ARRESTED AND INJURED. I want the return of the animal body, the problem of which is not the fighting body versus the caring body, and must begin with a beholding (by all the senses). A GARDEN WOULD BE NICE. O azure of oranges. Does he want chocolate to think? If you’re reading these words I also want to hug you. If you’re hearing these words then I also want to hug you. I [illegible] expected [illegible] (I want that for every other person too). Draw a circle round and a line thru the parallels. Porous borders. To put brown paper snail bag on steps of city hall. To watch the aura bubbles. The bed will melt into the arm it’s So Natural. And by guys I mean that time we got high and walked down the beach for miles following footprints not saying a word. WHAT DO YOU WANT. Those are buildings in the background with big round things like speakers on them circled by lights. And that’s a woman in a photo booth. Author: Brandon Brown. Title: Orgy OR Fairy OR Falconress. Location: unlocalized. Can anyone tell me some facts? Acceptance AND Autonomy: two-word Scrabble. I want 10 years to scrub myself clean at the subcellular mitochondrial level.
[Note: Sources: Except as noted, THE FEELING I$ MUTUAL: A LIST OF OUR FUCKING DEMANDS (ed. Sara Wintz), in reverse order. JBR, ekphrasis practiced on a collage by Allen Fisher; Zach Houston; Amy Berkowitz; Paul Ebenkamp; Andrew Lampert; Erica Lewis “What You Want Is What You Have* From Daryl Hall Is My Boyfriend; Cassandra Smith; Kevin Killian, “What I Want: With Words By Jack Spicer”; Piper Wheeler; JBR, ekphrasis practiced on a photo by Nicholas Komodore; Josef Kaplan, “What I Want”; D W Lichtenberg, “We Are Connecting We Are Wanting to Matter” (“Language appropriated from Sherry Turkle …”); Alli Warren, “I Want”; JBR, ekphrasis practiced on Alana Siegel, “Want”; Dominique Leone, “I Need”; JBR, ekphrasis practiced on Christopher Stackhouse, “But I Want It”; David Harrison Horton; JBR, ekphrasis practiced on Anna & Emily Reich, “This Is What We Want A&E”; JBR; David Buuck, “What I Want”; Anne Lesley Selcer, “The Return of The Sensus Communis”; Dan Thomas-Glass, “Things I Want”; Simone Kearney, “What I Want”; Maw Shein Win, “Chocolate”; Zack Haber; Tess Patalano, “Wish Wish”; Lauren Levin “What I Want”; JBR, ekphrasis practiced on a drawing by Christine Sun Kim; Zack Tuck, “What I Want”; Janey Smith, “My Brown Paper Bag”; JBR ekphrasis practiced on Acme, “Pool”; Sarah Lariviere, “So Natural”; JBR; Emily Brandt, “Decisions Will Be Ours”; Melissa Mack, “What Do You Want”; JBR, ekphrasis practiced on a photography by Andrew Kenower; JBR, ekphrasis practiced on Alystyre Julian, “I Just Want To Be Held”; Nathaniel Otting, “List And Maintain Your Wants: Selected ABE Alerts; JBR; Jamie Townsend; Diana Hamilton; JBR ekphrasis practiced on a drawing by Maya Weeks; Natalie Peyton, “Standard Savage”: JBR, but see “TEDxIowaCity – Dr. Terry Wahls – Minding Your Mitochondria”, at TED]