Nighttime Daydreams Show 21

  DJ Toanké Reads Raymond Soulard's "Dream Raps, Volume Ten,"  live on Zoom, 19.June.2021 Dream Raps, Volume Ten published in  Cenacle  | 115 | April 2021 cenacle/115.html Dream Raps, Volumes One-Ten dream-raps.pdf 1.   It Was the One Story He Had to Tell 2.   The Road On, Usually Better 3.   They Eats the Streets 4.   We're Sitting On Top of Our Bus 5.   I Gotta Leave the Bus 6.   The House, with the Attic, from the Dreams of My Youth 7.   The Blues Guitarist I Knew, Somewhat, Years Ago 8.   This is What I Learned That You Should Know Now 9.   SpiritPlants Radio America 10.   I Show My Little Friends a Bookstore 11.   There's Some Stories You Need to Tell Slowly 12.   Whenever I Go Into the Nada Theatre 13.   It Was a Cube of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough? 14.   Somewhere Down Deep 15.   I Made It to the Other Side 16.   Enigmatic Events. Enigmatic Music. Enigmatic World. 17.   Sooner or Later, This Will H

Nighttime Daydreams Show 20

1 Alone in Cabana Supernatura -- a chapter from my unpublished manuscript Beyond Wahuya 2 Sphinx Wolf Cactus Tree of Life -- a chapter from my unpublished manuscript Beyond Wahuya 3 Poetry is Not an Accident -- A clip from an interview with a poet in Urdu with added echo effects. That makes it sound worse than it is. It's quite beautiful.  These tracks have been sound-engineered by my good friend Raymond Soulard. !

Nighttime Daydreams Show 19

 DJ Toanké Reads from Cenacle 112 | Summer 2020:  1. Timothy Vilgiate - Poetry  2. Raymond Soulard, Jr. - What is Bags End? Part 3 (excerpts)  3. Algernon Beagle - What is the Red Bag? Part 1 (excerpts)  4. Sam Knot - Poetry  5. Tamara Miles - Church in the Greenhouse (excerpts)  6. John Echem - Poetry  7. Jimmy Heffernan - Notes on UFOs  8. Raymond Soulard, Jr. - Many Musics  9. Tom Sheehan - Poetry  10. Martina Newberry - Poetry  11. Judih Haggai - Poetry  12. Ace Boggess - Poetry  This issue can be found at:

Nighttime Daydreams Show 18

  For your listening-to-literature pleasure. This show was mixed by Raymond Soulard Jr. It's me reading Lewis Caroll's poem "The Hunting of the Snark" with some music in the background -- mostly my sound collages but also guitar by Will Isbey. Enjoy.

Nighttime Daydreams Show 17

For your listening-to-literature pleasure. This show was mixed by Raymond Soulard Jr.  In the background, music by DJ Fetch: 43rd and South, Ayahuasca, Gun, LonelySand, Science, Simple Butterscotch Kiss, Swivel, Timbre.  On top of the music, readings by DJ Toanke: selections from The Cenacle 111: Poetry and prose by Judih Haggai, Ace Boggess, Martina Newberry, John Echem, Colin James, Joe Ciccone, Raymond Soulard Jr, Tamara Miles, Charlie Beyer, and Timothy Vilgiate, then three Dream Raps by Raymond Soulard Jr.  Check out  Spirit Plants Radio  and  DJ Toanke's shows .

Telepathy and Other Impressions

A short story by Ecuadorian writer Abdón Ubidia, translated by Nathan D. Horowitz, published in Michigan Quarterly Review, Summer 2000 I had a girlfriend when I was a kid. Her name was Susi. She was skinny and had freckles. I won her over with the only skill I had: imitating animals. It was during summer vacation in a dry little town. Calling Susi my girlfriend is just a manner of speaking. Neither of us knew anything. She and I were just always together. Sometimes we were by ourselves. Sometimes we joined the gangs of kids that roamed the white sand paths, the streams with their banks of red clay, and the eucalyptus woods, or got together in the morning to go down to the swimming pool, or in the night to sing around a bonfire, catch fireflies and gaze at the starry sky. There was a boy who played the accordion. Another recited poetry. Another was famous for his traps to catch three different species of doves. Another boy swam like a fish. I couldn’t do any of these things. W