Saturday, October 27, 2007

michaux on sound ...

henri michaux1957

"man also had in him a cord that could vibrate - a double cord, no less.

he uses it mostly for talking, or the child, for shouting. for song his mannered voice tends toward the excessive

as for birds, they mostly use their sonorous powers judiciously - brief call or hasty dispatch for the flight they're always ready to take. signals without insistence flashed across savannah or clearing.

signals for a little place in the sky.

birds of prey generally don't linger over music...

henri michaux, tent posts

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