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By Brion Gysin, Jason Weiss

Brion Gysin (1916–1986) used to be a visible artist, historian, novelist, and an experimental poet credited with the invention of the ‘cut-up’ procedure — a college of texts, no longer images — which his longtime collaborator William S. Burroughs placed to extra vast use. he's additionally one among the early innovators of sound poetry, which he defines as ‘getting poetry backpedal the web page and into performance.’ again very quickly gathers fabrics from the total Gysin oeuvre: scholarly historic learn, baroque fiction, permutated and cut-up poetry, unsettling memoir, decisions from the method and The final Museum, and his unproduced screenplay of Burroughs’ novel bare Lunch. moreover, the Reader comprises whole texts of a number of Gysin items which are tough to discover, together with “Poem of Poems,” “The Pipes of Pan,” and “A fast journey to Alamut.”

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Mais j’apperçois mon Compère Alibajou. Sa femme est un dragon qui ne lui laisse pas un moment de repos. Il me sait près du veuvage. Air : Des Feuillantines. Et le pauvre homme, à le voir Sombre & noir, Paroît être au désespoir. Je vois ce qui l’embarrasse, Il voudroit être à ma place. bis. Air : Vous en venez, vous en venez. Convenez avec moi, Compère, Que mon bonheur vous désespère : Je vois bien à quoi vous songez : Vous enragez ! Vous enragez ! De mon bonheur vous vous affligez : 42 Le Fâcheux Veuvage Vous en enragez.

ABOULIFAR. Air : Menuet d’Hésione. Oui. Non. Quoi donc, est-ce pour rire : Oh, parbleu, tu te résoudras ! BALKIS. Je viens déjà de vous le dire ; 32 Le Fâcheux Veuvage Je ne désobéirai pas. PIROUZÉ. Encore ! ABOULIFAR. Tu feras bien : prends-y-garde ! & pour ce qui est de mourir, ne crains pas cela. Air : Je croyais en aimant Colette. Loin de mourir d’un mariage, Fait avec un bon vieux Papa ; Il est cent Belles de ton âge Qui ne vivent que de cela. Air : Je n’saurois. C’est un homme riche & sage : Passe-lui quelque défaut !

Biribi. ABOULIFAR. A la façon de Barbari, Songez-y. SCÈNE III. BALKIS, PIROUZÉ. PIROUZÉ. Vous ne l’épouserez pas ; n’est-ce pas ? BALKIS. Non. 34 Le Fâcheux Veuvage PIROUZÉ. Et quoi que vous disiez, vous désobéirez ? BALKIS. Non. PIROUZÉ. Comment ? BALKIS. Tu ne conçois pas cela ? PIROUZÉ. Non. BALKIS. Je vais te l’expliquer : n’ai-je pas promis à mon père de mourir, plutôt que de lui désobéir ? PIROUZÉ. Oui. Hé bien ! BALKIS. Hé bien ! Air : Dedans mon petit réduit. Je ne désobéis pas, Pourvu que je meure.

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