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Purple Tentacles of Thought and Desire

by Cosmic Diaspora Trio

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Turbine 05:35
Testimony In Regard to The Vast Foam-like Umbrella some call it theological equivalent of money laundering I take issue with that— gravity is contagious and as a member of clergy I am entitled to— it’s like parking anywhere— the green shape pulsates with its scraped horizons, circularity of obsession I am standing, alone, with the tightest optical strain known to man and you want me to—bless your—? yes, I took the unbearable pink envelope gematria equivalent of your soul’s worth as a donation, as a joke, and chopped it, and rolled the color’s distance— before I knew it, the thing cuts its “eternal stasis” short starts nipping at the non-representation if anything, it was—numinous fundraising— like I said, gravity is contagious so when the beam gave out as a thigh might, at sunrise, I was barely surprised “there’s no need for it, really,” I said, three times, as is the custom everyone else was already at the bath-house, dunking just because you are being extrapolated doesn’t mean you can’t be having a ball
Taxi Dybbuk 05:56
Tohu-Bohus 04:28
Circle Maker 04:11
Anima 03:21


The project brings together experimental poetry, jazz, and klezmer in an eclectic, fluid, and improvised manner. Hard-boiled sci-fi, Jewish mysticism, fantasy, exilic and immigrant experience, myth and ritual all come together in heady and playful mixtures.


released October 8, 2020

Jake Marmer (poetry), John Schott (guitars), and Joshua Horowitz (keys/accordion). Also ft. Cookie Siegelstein (violin) and Stu Brotman (ocarina).


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Cosmic Diaspora Berkeley, California

Cosmic Diaspora brings together Jake Marmer (poetry), John Schott (guitars), and Joshua Horowitz (keys/accordion).

Also prominently present in the project are Abyss, Ahab, Alette (in Descent), and mythical beings whose names start with other letters of cosmo-fangled-alphabet.
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