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Re: high and writey

submitted by peter waugh on 21..2002 at 23:26:38

in reply to: high and writey submitted by

Charlotte Eckler on 15..2002 at 02:45:13

23.25, monday 21st october 2002

hi charlotte

nice t hear from you. 'm sitting in the kunstlerhaus kino foyer drinking a glass of zweigelt and waiting for yoko ono's rape to begin.
will do.
wish you good hiding
love & inspiration
ps we did a 15 min performance at porgy & bess yesterday in a show for groups grown out of the schule für dichtung as part of their 10th anniversary celebrations. twas greeeart!

: Hi there lab poets. I realised that I never sent my biography so here it is and a poem. Peter: could you fill the blank space under my name with this stuff I'm sending? Thadbecool. Thanks. I'll be around at Christmas. Let me know about the shows & events. It'd be nice to see yall again.




Charlotte Eckler (1967-?) lived in Vienna from 1992-2002 and worked with Labyrinth for several years. She writes poems and news articles in English and German. While in Labyrinth, she began doing collaborative projects with member Lisa Rosenblatt which branched into performance and action-art projects. Currently she is hiding out in Hartford, Connecticut (USA) and continues to write poems and songs. Only a few of her poems, articles and songs have been published/recorded. She usually throws them away and writes new ones (or forgets).


early september


ignoring the tweezed nerve that describes my spine

: the waver of a small pom-pom across the aisle

: catches my eye—

: his wife, having just been served her meal

: is attending to their son,

: well-mannered but suddenly whiny.

: sometimes i stare too long—

: so i try not to,

: but can't help stealing glances at the black-clad shape

: gripping her cover at her neck

: while trying to silence the boy.

: the perfectly passive husband catches me staring

: i take a deep breath—

: hold—

: and release slowly

: as the woman removes her cover to eat


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