RE: [-empyre-] a-life poetic moments

> > a-life experiences have given me poetic moments
> Perhaps the truest form of a-life poetry currently on the loose, are
> the perfectly banal texts of virus emails. It's no stretch to propose
> that these are the reproductive organs of engineered virii - they are
> the flowers, and hapless humans are the pollinators; they entice us,
> and we trigger their reproduction. Only difference is that bees etc.
> get some real benefit (food) out of pollinating flowers... hopefully a
> sign that virii are not (yet) sustainable lifeforms...
> Mitchell
> (for more along these lines see my catalaog essay for electrofringe 04

"truest" to what? to a mechanical notion of a-life?

good ideas spread via mutual consent, not by forcing things on people they
don't want and are harmful.

viruses seem more like a blight of malignant spleen than poetry, to me.


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