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Antonin Artaud

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Antonin Artaud

“There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him.” –Antonin Artaud     My first encounter, if one can call it that, with Antonin Artaud, was with a scene of a…

I Should Get Up

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I Should Get Up

I came home and threw myself on the couch, defeated and deservingly enervated. The day had drilled its devilish talons in my derriere and I exhaled relieved knowing this day, Sunday, was my “Friday.” Franz Schubert showed me his frenzied showmanship in maddening melodies as I kicked my cowboy boots off. Breathed like a morphined…