John Cage was on the phone

John Cage was on the telephone. At first neither of us said anything. Then an operator broke in and said, “For the worldly wise we use regular ink. Spiritual contracts, however, are written in blood, or in some cases in red ink intended to simulate blood.” Stimulated, I started a succession of “Who Dat?” and […]

The Library

  At the library my call slip was returned as if the material could not be found. I was instructed to speak to a librarian. What the library staff did not realize was that this item consisted of the actual body of the author squished down into a paper box and placed on a shelf […]