Mercury Retrograde Theatre
Radio is terrifyingly intimate. —Jean Cocteau, The Art of Cinema Tune in for the shadow show— tonight, Hermes is talking the ghosts of the dead and never-born across the fine wire between the unseen and the impossible, a black-backed mirror humming like air about to burn. Tonight the glass reflects the numbers repeating from the shores of Acheron to the jagged stars of Mars, the cable-codes of sacrifice, exchange. How many shades come flocking to the voices giving sound to the story their silence always tells? The poet draws his constellations freehand, eyes closed as coins so as not to break the spell.
May 1st, 2013