Couplets for Ken Ashton's Megalopolis

crisis layout of the new result neighborhoods & behaviors / present history unquenchable gifts travelers detoured / population moths of ordinary worlds play reinforced / condition the law of development cruising boredom / dawn images forever buried the bourgeois collective / creative decline of limits incorporating & inventing / the editors of that life state police techniques / notional spacing of shared conurbations circumscribed avenues alleys / garden city urban charming ruins dwellings of the moment / spectacular separation mask distance makes come easy go easy / a mirror commune economy furious utilitarian spaces / pioneers of artless reduction work sensations material / ground-use gift for exploiters air sound & light / ultralightware figures terrace over harmonizing residue / landing pads wanderings sheltered spelunking / frequent chance encounter ambience inhabitants diffused / situations on every corner situations behind every fašade / technical implementation of sadness freeways of tourism / load-bearing structures on the wing wander derive float / media everywhere information nowhere the history of everyday life / human standpoint social standpoint the shadow of absence / the record of mordant leisure form dream committees /corrupted adventure culture vandals dynamic continuum / poaching in countless ways break wants from needs / vast regulations on unforeseen light solitary aristocrats / the network of an anti-discipline a new field

-- Casey Smith, WDC, June 2007