I really like this remix of my poem The Baboushkas Inside by schizophrend. It’s part of the ccmixter Prism:Identity Project. Thanks to schizophrend for the heavy dubstep treatment. (Click on the title under the graphic to hear it.)
as he wakes
the baboushkas reassemble themselves. a frightened little boy at the core climbs
into the teenager with the painted-on angry face and permanent hard-on.
crawling into the ideals of some young teacher. each clothes himself
in another bodycasing, chrysalis reversed, until the final,
an ordinary middleaged man blinks,
wondering which if any
of the selves within
© rob walker.
(First published in micromacro, Seaview Press, South Australia, Sept, 2006