Friday, 27 June 2014

priderant in five parts







i.
                            the relativity of pleasures || social’s contemporary sculpted
                                                      / barred as enclosures
                                                                                         private ,, scarcer
                                                                        gaming the pound / speculative;;

                                             shattering the self[-]capital mutating sexual dissidence
                                             subsumed // transformed : breeding dead
                                                                              life through the identical \\sweatboxed
                                             in alcohols drenched homing / returns on ploughed decades
                                             singing of yur boyfriend’s pop-visage, your
                                                     desire : an established market mass
                                                     product / value fluctuating that
                                                     yur beautiful survives only w/its circulations
                                                     limits of liberal thought.  

  ii.
                             activity multiple of selves / the nation boundary
                                         defence/ contain/surveillance that
                                                       / the waking for the wage each AM
                                                       to produce our equivalence & homes
                                                       shirts of diversity for assimilation through work
                                                       anti-discrimination ordinances state just / protector
                                                       worldmaking, the gay contemporary
                                                       franchise of muscle & belonging identical//                                                            
                     stratified bank of ‘not
                     enough recession jobloss’ england / beset
                     anxiety constellating week
                                                              enfolding job centre plus
                                          [»] queer love in the lyric surround /
                                                                 sound systems parade of flesh abstract
                                                                 & financial industry
                                                                 / between tesco & bp trying
                             to stake radical our /::
                                                                ‘if you’re queer & you’re poor / if
                                                                you’re queer & you’re poor / then
                                                                you’re fucked’,, resistance negated,
                                          compartmental / continuing autonomously to be
                                          & to fuck as the
                                                                   parade & the protest march correlate
                                                                   only in their loss of efficacy. 

iii.
                             with the gloaming of classed
                                                                          gay pleasure industry ,, we
                                        trying to excavate our
                                                                          exterior / herstories, the un-
                                        recovered & unfunded, the surface begins w/ Marsha
                                                                          P. & Sylvia hustling to keep trans/
                                                                          queer kids off the street, liberators of food
                                                                          their all of the sidewalk

                                                                          starts w/ the compton queens riot 1966
                                                                          / that the trans*/queer past remains
                                                                          outside of alt. minds, this
                                                                          : our condition of poverty


iv. 
                    with the love of money & nominal empire, lined
                    & entering PRS-slumish homes,
                                                   hours militarised domestic safety
                                                   attract \ protect sleeping goodcitizen, all freedom to
                                                   love & relative to home office gayproof migrant interrogation
                                                                           / colluding desire for the secure the
                               permanent rise & fall city sirens
                                                                        order hammered psyche / citydweller,
                                                    lips dress skin          ’s pleasure ,
                                                                                                       , drawing tongue ‘lax                 
                                                                               outbreath
                                                         tippingfingers

                                                                               torso downward w/ sternomastoid sigh the
                                                         5AM ukvi invasive nation / Theresa : ‘when
                                                         x was penetrating, did you have an erection’
                                                                                       /
raw material, the marking of
                                              bodies in movement, necessities of
                                                                      the neo-colonial / ‘what is that
                                                                                       attracts
survive global / the
                                                                      outrage of liberals & world bank at uganda
                                              / of coercion, debt & dreams assimilate
                                              freedom to: growth in the spring
                                              , sites producing the north
                                                                                 where the US/AK fears not to tread.  




v.
                  penetration wrapped in union
                  jack dancefloor / sweating
                                                            beautify abstract pulse coin pulse model pulse
                                                            body flows frame advert distributions human capital /
                                                            brands personified–- < wages or your life > extraction
                               fossilised refinery to white liberal  
                                                                      <boss as spare lover unclothed> 52%
                                                                       more inclined to buy from gay friendly
                                                                       ethics at the canap├ęs popular
                                                                                                                    ambassador white
                                                            cis male dominant imaginary private
                                                                                                                    jouissance site oil
                                                            tax ejaculate dancefloor breath barclays employerhaven\\
                                                                       bullingdon men’s room swallow boris thrill
                              married into force tory state & assets thrilled
                                                                       with corp back & major white
                                                                       flesh erect come on board [#] freedom to


 


Friday, 20 June 2014

radio / threat + two treatise on affective dialectics zines online

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9x3pd92quuqlzb8/nat%20raha%20-%20radio-threat.pdf 

two new zines of poetry - 'radio / threat' & 'two treatise on affective dialectics' now available for free downloading as pdfs (click on the names or covers to download). 

poems written between autumn 2012 and summer 2014. 'radio / threat' is a (partial) document of life from the vantage of south east london, police reality, smog, & the transformations of capital // && the necessary resistance. the two treatises address radicalism & queer/trans* politics, & the struggle against the privatisation of the university of sussex.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/74lj8g7yl075ku0/nat%20raha%20-%20two%20treatise%20on%20affective%20dialectics.pdf