Once played to attentive faces music has broken its frame its bodice of always-weak laces the entirely promiscuous art pours out in public spaces accompanying everything, the selections of sex and war, the rejections. To jeans-wearers in zipped sporrans it transmits an ideal body continuously as theirs age. Warrens of plastic tiles and mesh throats dispense this aural money this sleek accountancy of notes deep feeling adrift from its feelers thought that means everything at once like a shrugging of cream shoulders like paintings hung on park mesh sonore doom soneer illy chesh they lost the off switch in my lifetime the world reverberates with Muzak and Prozac. As it doesn't with poe-zac (I did meet a Miss Universe named Verstak). Music to me is like days I rarely catch who composed them if one's sublime I think God my life-signs suspend. I nod it's like both Stilton and cure from one harpsichord-hum: penicillium - then I miss the Köchel number. I scarcely know whose performance of a limpid autumn noon is superior I gather timbre outranks rhumba. I often can't tell days apart they are the consumers, not me in my head collectables decay I've half-heard every piece of music the glorious big one with voice the gleaming instrumental one, so choice the hypnotic one like weed-smoke at a party and the muscular one out of farty cars that goes Whudda Whudda Whudda like the compound oil heart of a warrior not of this planet.