A kind of conversation is the first text in this compilation, THE MEMORY MAN. I don't know exactly of what THE MEMORY MAN may be the prologue, but this how I wanted to name it, anyway. Apart from that I have really no idea of what the whole thing is all about.
THE GREEN VOICE originally is in English. It appeared in the poem story "Loving Jay" and is one of my favorite bamboos. There is a lot of T.S. Eliot in it, a lot of wandering and taking pictures. This and the following poem are the deepest texts of the collection.
Another of my complete favorites is A THOUSAND STONES. It is musical poetry and it can take you far away from where you are now.
I did write a thing called THE BOYS (1): HITLER. It is a satire, basically, in dialogue form. The message of it is that after the man with the moustache no more big things and big people were allowed in Germany. The text reflects and shows that, but it also says that. Actually, the University of Kiel took this satire as the reason for making me stop my work there. I never really understood that. It is true that I also wrote a thing called HITLER (Part 2).
Now come two long journeys. THE STRAY WALKER takes you on a trip in the jungle, accompanied by a guarding panther. See what you can find deep in the woods behind the ivy.
Then prepare for the VISIT OF THE WARRIOR. He is an odd mister, I can tell you. If you read what he did to my room!
The collection ends with a text that is POSITIVELY NOT SUBVERSIVE. It is a very serious and concentrated piece of work and it cost me a lot of effort which I would like you to kindly consider.
Bamboo # 51, 81, 85, 86, 90, 97, 127
1. THE MEMORY MAN (PROLOGUE)
2. THE GREEN VOICE
3. A THOUSAND STONES
4. THE BOYS (1): HITLER
5. THE STRAY WALKER
6. VISIT OF THE WARRIOR
7. POSITIVELY NOT SUBVERSIVE