performed at Public Pool Artspace | Hamtramck, MI | June 18, 2011 | 20 min. Loosely based on the writings of German Expressionist poet Jakob van Hoddis (1887-1942). Performed by Cabaret Black Eye (Chris Butterfield, Carie Ann Costa, Andy Gabrysiak and Ryan Standfest). Jenn Paull provided the sound, with samples from Kurt Weill, Jack Hylton and His Band, Sergei Prokofiev, and Arseni Avraamov's 1922 "Symphony of Sirens." Conception by Ryan Standfest.