tonight is so absurd and surreal. playing lou reed’s street hassle at my neighbor’s party. weirding people out. laughing maniacally.
NIKOLAI LUTOHIN, SCI-FI ILLUSTRATIONS FROM 70′S YUGOSLAVIA
And I, infinitesimal being,
drunk with the starry
likeness, image of
felt myself a pure part
of the abyss,
I wheeled with the stars,
my heart broke loose on the wind.
— Pablo Neruda, from “Poetry,” Neruda: Selected Poems (Houghton Mifflin, 1990)