Category Archives: Samuel Beckett

“Ice Fields” – Eric Basso, From His Book of Poems, “Ghost Light”

Here at DECAYKE we’re tremendous admirers of Baltimore writer Eric Basso. You can read a short bio and an interview with him here and here, at Unlikely Stories. The following poem, just one of the many great ones he has … Continue reading

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The Incessant Deluge Of Cosmic Poverty, Comic Cruelty And A Bad Blow Job By Gabriel

Cows. The first image and a finely significant shot of melancholy and derision during Sátántangó,  Béla Tarr’s grimly humorous rural noirish, static tangle of duplicity and apocalypse. The structure of this masterpiece seems to mimic the corny repetition of the … Continue reading

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A Glance At Ghosts – Ruminations On Eastwood – The Burp Edit

It came about as my new friend, Mark Lunt (who will be contributing here) claimed that Clint Eastwood’s now (in)famous mutterings on the national stage amounted to The Theater of the Absurd. Of course he was right. But hairs I … Continue reading

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