Christopher Barnet
Christopher Barnet

Christopher Barnett is a writer who is the artistic director of le dernier spectateur - a cultural laboratory in Nantes France since 1992. He has had worked and published, in France, Australia, Sweden, Germany & Denmark. His pieces of theatre have been performed in Australia, Europe, Scandinavia and Latin America. He has, as a poet been very active in community politics, since his childhood.


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speak to stones
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Created: 06/23/2020
Category: Culture
death stilllife blood burningmouth lipsonce kissedteach torment in valleysugar& spiceslaves (slaves singthrough thisthrenody) so serpent said narratornot herein hell you&youwhoi & iwho who whotaught you terrorwaitunder tree for your shadowspeakswith othertongue tongue tellsdeath diligent kiss horizonbeforeit end so just soit ends it ends so hear...
Beautiful melodies
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Created: 04/23/2020
Category: Culture
Beautiful melodiespromise promisethe truthmud mudburn bookriders ridersthe collection on the riverclimb to the skycrawllook atat the horse runin wavesdeliriumKnow howknife knifesuppliertalk aboutto herof the portsshake but saybeloved hustlecaught in circleshorses...
proletarian poem for chen boda
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Created: 03/24/2020
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turnturns turning interrupt specter’s sleep deaddescend night implacable night océanwithin océan teach meto tremble teach mecircle’s ceremony shadow within shadow come relentless rain reigns come tumult of treesturning turning turning turn fallinto robeof water still seas mythmurmur of man thirst in shadowof sea precious sea nightnight knows closeso close so closeto...
 pour terry gilmore
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Created: 02/19/2020
Category: Culture
immersionindicible adductiond’eau cargocoverscadavers ravageblind exaltedsky (didmy father sing) wood’sheritage citiescannot on tablebroken by books clean revolverclothoilrag wrappedaround neck no cease chantsoon another to arriveaccordéon acrossbreast knifeknowsshrapnel’scanal olives bledbefore valleybefore valley rememberroundspassing birds goingberserk airannihilation’sartery wings devastatewind bankto bank wirestringrainholdtogether indiicibleknotsno statue’sodor stressstateofsea comewithoutkey (clay) to tombafter all beingbeing assassinof beingreturnto ropenight notre destindeposedbetweenhands believebreath efface substancesourcesecret vanquishedhereas else whereessencesimply sensation rats régalreliable sothat isso irrévocablenightis at...
pour elle
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Created: 01/30/2020
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preparefor worstfatal hoursfall ebonyseas goto garden surrender to storm see sea shine spectres submergedin shadowof sea say goodbyeto horizongo to garden watch wheelhurlin hell nightintolerable dawnin possessionof dead bloodin mouthmakes youmurmur nightimpossibleto inherit awakein ashbecome ash thinkof thieves lickapparition’s lips see sentinelsblackbeyond blue tonguestorn from mouthfullof...
god's gone
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Created: 12/10/2019
Category: Culture
god'sgone gravenbuddha"s brokensleepchipped choppedgod headshere intactin hell we wear scarfacross scar sightbecomessight becomes effigyfierce mutebreak silenceclear dedicated body enduresremembrance shadowa life very littletime timeunknown timedry bellnot refuge feathered his legseplumée leaning lightin the horizon tell timemelody heartash remembrance generationsground soil dust breathbile timeapproach back groundblood cominglips woundedwatch animals bodycurved forget flesh culture behind pulsepulse cavecollapses areaor dominion run seek the sun rain fallen tree in the garden nebuchadnezzar knownight knows
wheels on fire
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Created: 11/21/2019
Category: Culture
let legbainto heart ô let legbainto your heart let himwash woundunder black sun meet in morningplace pebblesat feetforetellwhat passedbefore eyes milkinblood from murderedmoonflamespacebreathforce bodydestitute flameweeping remember endure go silenceriverremember remember remember Still timelabourof lamentations burntbodies countnumberwithin number feteon flesh Oceanbeloved beloved firebeing time Memorydisappearing Dead end of end embracebodynight mouthnightbeginningcry countsing hearhowlingso closeoppositeends of earth shadow to shadow endof...
relation with poetry of the english language
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Created: 11/03/2019
Category: Culture
asked here in an interview about my relation with poetry of the english language. i replied very quickly, none not now, or of my time or even of the last century....
alison from adelaide
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Created: 10/29/2019
Category: Culture
1wantedto wash you weepingwhite mini skirt so short& white wantedto wash you from within held brushagainst back biting tongueso taut i wasn'tbreathingany more just murmuringagainst whitewall withwhite painting weepingwhite so whitefanon fought we would be released in ringsof circles from your feetto these lips thesebeautifullips i...
stutter
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Created: 10/08/2019
Category: Culture
1. stutterstutter change corethere arethese dreamswhich come to memore truththan fictionthat my tragedy tore portraitto shreds ignite tempestin gardensleep sing to spectres blindness curebelieve immutable fact bornin shallow graveamongst wildflowers flood comesstorm begins sing to spectres 2. tear apart torsoof this &...
so deep
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Created: 03/18/2019
Category: Culture
1.i'm standing/near a monument/without you i doubt/any structure possible keeping me still/worshipping hours turned/over to this/heart torn down now taken to river/many rivulets run/from this point/somewhere i believe man is possible/even here/at this...
scattering the sheets of paper
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Created: 03/12/2019
Category: Culture
scattering the sheets of paper over the lake i sent out boats to gather them in an order only you could understand. only then could i allow you to read...
let black sun shine
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Created: 02/20/2019
Category: Culture
letblack sunshine voyagein carriageof crows snap twigundertongue breaking bonesfor you beloved breakingbaptismalbit of me leftfrom beginning kneel & prayto preywe woke upto thisthat dance of death dream of combat dream of battle dream of bones vanquish visionsin darkdomain fearlockedin larynx memoryof memory turnforever turnto...
à walter benjamin
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Created: 02/13/2019
Category: Culture
à walter benjamin bull dancesbefore breath until breath gone lastof lasttimes timeteachesend endof night night’s endend remembering rememberingnumbers for requiem shadow spoketoo latetoolate before carryingbones in barrowto brokenboat builtischiumink bloodfrom birds ischemiabloody horizons enkaiein hearhorse singperish go go go with ghostto boat catastrophe’scadence clear so clear so close not so not so not sofar from babi yar from babi...
running
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Created: 02/06/2019
Category: Culture
runningaway from apparitions who holds you nownoknotnight knows whoirreplaceable & implacable whowho went with ghosts who turnedgarden upside down whowept with weeds whoforgotten waterswill never comeback whowent backfor furnace& flame destruction's deeper dance trembletrembling please place pebblesaround become beingboulder brokenby chains do not dance speak...