CHANCE,  SILENCE




[For Ros Bandt]


Chance
Cage on for seconds will
page had it minutes thought
considered which nothing then love
a he observed 4 this
John written closely 33 Stravinsky


Silence
considered on closely minutes this
a which for 33 thought
John had observed then will
pages he nothing seconds Stravinsky
Cage written it 4 love


Most
a on it then Stravinsky
considered written observed seconds thought
Cage had nothing 33 this
John he for minutes love
page which closely 4 will


Reveals
page on observed 33 love
John which it seconds this
a written nothing minutes will
Cage he closely then thought
considered had for 4 Stravinsky


Sound
John on nothing 4 thought
Cage which observed minutes Stravinsky
considered he it 33 will
a had closely seconds love
page written for then this


Punctuation
John Cage considered a page
on which he had written
nothing, observed it closely for
4 minutes 33 seconds, then
thought: Stravinsky will love this




The Metaphysical Review (Bruce Gillespie, ed.),
no. 14, November 1989





John Bangsund
Melbourne, Australia



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