Charlie Newman


death walks this way:
one foot in front of the other
the way you walk
the way I walk
the way lovers walk
except we don't have
that industrial I Ching
dangling from our waists
jangling in the sweaty air
giving our every step
the weight of sanctified history

Charlie Newman, born in Newark NJ, has been making his living in advertising for thirty years. Once lead "singer" of punk band Dead Seals, he published and read as Deckard Kinder until 1997, when he started using his real name. He recorded an unreleased CD of poems set to music: Amnesia Motel, "The Kind of History They Don't Teach in School". Recorded “masculin : feminin (baw-öö)” CD of minimalist techno/trance/drone as TranceGender released by Unit N. Recorded the CD jones, released by Unit N Performed on Ron Whitehead’s Bryckkhouse webcast. Performed at the 2001 Insomniacathon, Louisville.











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