Sampling the Burdens

Harryette Mullen. Muse & Drudge collected in Recyclopedia.

Described as a blues meets lyric poetry project, reading is a type of sampling.

her songs so many-hued
hum some blues in technicolor

blurred rubble slew of words
stutter war no more

last chance apocalypso
lay down my burden

: The chorus or refrain of a composition.
: Something that is carried.

And so for day 1700