Psychic Fugue Studio

Synaptic Syntactic: of unbounded phases and entangled echoes

Synaptic Syntactic is a book of abstract and contemporary poetry, and semantic line drawing artworks. In it, Demonoid and we all the small ones converse in the space between the individual and eternity. They travel the tales that lie in the cracks between self and society. The Jabberwock plots, inspires, and tampers. The poems speak of humanity impersonally and often break out into numinous non-sequiturs. Other parts weave more individual vignettes in the haphazard realm of humans. The ‘story’ wraps up with a meditation on violence and exuberance from the mouth of a gleeful chattering chaos. Much of the text is a product of partly or fully automatic writing, which was later selectively typed up and edited.

Today's Sample Poem: Origin

Our growth was steady and our means were true
We wandered in an Edenic wood
Meeting the needs by the trees, we had full bellies
Coming into our pain we stood beneath waterfalls
Sliding around the flaming sword, we went into the world

The poem featured here will be changing on a daily to weekly basis, but not archived

Download the first major section, Lunatic Fringes, Stand and Mobilize:

PDF direct downloads (no user info requested, just click) in: 8.5"x11" printable and 5.5"x8.5" with small margins for cell phones and tablets. Includes 2 artworks and the preface/dedication. There is a page break after each poem, so the small one should be usable for print, too, I think. I am confident that my printer, at least, can print to 1/2 inch from the page edge, but haven't tested that recently enough to be sure. Downloads are less than 3 megabytes.

From the 'Dedication':

Estimated number of synapses in a human brain (85,000,000,000 neurons times 15,000): 1.275x10^15 (1275 trillion)

Number of 5 word permutations of [ONLY the] most common 1000 words: 1x10^15 (1000 trillion)

Number of 5 member permutations of Oxford Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus of American English's 150,000 entries 7.59375x10^25

Where to buy:

  • Google Play Store; Google Play has a free download with a partly different subset of poems than the one listed above; it is also currently discounted to $2.51, not sure why.
  • BookBaby Shop I know you may not want to create a new account, but I get the highest percentage (85%) if you buy from BookBaby, and no money goes to excessively powerful corporations!
  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Kobo
  • iBooks

Sample Poems

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