Bread and Puppet Theater + “crisis bread” & “crying cream dreams” = Nourishment

In part to prove I still have a sense of humor, such as it may be, I offer some theatre and refreshments for your enjoyment.  Perhaps some of you will find Amy Goodman’s interview with Peter Schumann, founder of the Bread and Puppet Theater, as delightful as I did. Or not.  Schumann’s references to his own bread baking reminded me of poems I wrote for brulionmann as a result of his complaints about the state of bread–and cream– so it seemed like a great combo read meal deal.

menu:

bread poem

Band music for The Shatter

interview in three parts

short puppet clip

long variety show

cream poem

bon appetit!

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“crisis bread” 

“no money for a bread, we call that  ”crisis” ~ brulionman

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world wide tragedy

is bread

state of bread = bitch fest

gimme some goddamn real pita,

hell, some hemp too

a boatload of naan and a frying pan, please!

 a plate of roti

crisp, crunchy Italian

I’ll even take a loaf of stinky sourdough

anything but this damn white mish mash hash gumshoe shit

cornbread? really? wtf are you trying to pull on me?

bring on the challah,brioche, lavash

toss some tortillas and frybread drill team style

I’ll sell my soul for a true French baguette

a full-bodied Polish rye with some style

German pumpernickel with pump not pap

throw a roll at the wall and watch the plaster fall

a crust you peel

soak soup

bathe in butter love

plate scour

gimme some goddamned real bread

Another corporate crime against humanity

wonder

hostess

sara Lee

nature’s pride

pepperidge farm

sunbeam

holsom and all the rest of the plastic bag labels

guilty as charged

baking loaves with out heart

soul-less seeds

bakery murder in the first degree

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http://brulionman.wordpress.com/2013/10/06/sobotniej-cyklozy-napad-saturday-attack-of-cycling/#comments

Some bread and butter from Yi-Ching

http://yichinglin.com/2013/10/09/buttered/

 http://yichinglin.com/tag/bread/

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DeeDee Halleck

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Bread and Puppet Theatre ~ Blue Sky Puppet + Mask Dance ~ July 2012

theRedCatRed

First two acts of a Bread and Puppet Friday night show. Recorded July 2012.

First act is the blue sky puppet with clouds.
Second is the elegant masked dance.

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Bread and Puppet Circus and Pageant on Sunday, July 14. 2013

videosphere

“crying cream dreams”

cream? get real, brulionman

  brulionman get a cow.

 tie it to your bicycle

  hand school teats

seriously, get some finger action going

community uprising cream dream

cow eats sun

din din until day done

treat those teats right

milk, cream, butter, cheese

comes one happy cow

squeeze, squirt, squish

 get a Guernsey with a babe

fill a bucket

set set set

cream rises, oh hell, yeah

no, no, no to piggy fat!

real cream needs none of that!

flour? does not compute

send that shit down the garbage chute

just the cream if you please

sweet talk some butter

tease the thick from the top

sip sip sip, can’t resist

drop it in a jar

get some bike dance mojo goin’

thirty tic tocs butter glowin’

pushing creamy envelopes

cheesecloth action play

guess what you got coming days

 cheese, glorious cheese

get a cow, brulionman, no bull

you want real cream

fingers gonna need some teat pull school

No, I don’t know how to get a cow to ride a bike!

You’re on your own with that, brulionman!

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9 Comments

  1. December 28, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    Bread and Puppet Circus and Pageant(s) lotta good paper mache’ there, too. Are you a participant? All the rest 🙂 🙂 Real bread real cream 🙂 🙂 = real work

  2. December 28, 2013 at 4:33 am

    I’ve tasted the real thing, having grown up in farm country! I loved this! I finally made it here! Yay!! You’ve got a great site here! Love it!

    • December 28, 2013 at 6:16 am

      Yeah The Real Thing is Great! LOL. Welcome to my blogcasa Shelby. Come play whenever you’re so inclined. Thank you for your kind words of appreciation too.
      I hope the trolls are sleeping ‘under’ the bridge now. 🙂

      • December 28, 2013 at 6:31 am

        Oh, I intend to enjoy myself here! And what great music you have and wonderful essays and poetry. You’ve got it all!

        …and yes, aren’t we all glad that even trolls must rest? LOL!!

        I will be back, most definitely! …and thank YOU for a most warm and sincere welcome!

      • December 28, 2013 at 5:59 pm

        Have a party, Shelby.
        My pleasure.

  3. December 28, 2013 at 12:26 am

    Loved the first whitebread one… Chuckle…

    Happy New Year!

    • December 28, 2013 at 4:00 am

      Why thank you, George! So nice to see you again. I gather your reference is to the poem about bread. Ahh yes. This is a true and real problem for those of us who have tasted the REAL thing. Life without it is seriously lacking some joy.

      A Very Grand New Year to you too, dear Lady with a Parrot or two. )

      • December 28, 2013 at 4:03 am

        You remembered. 🙂

      • December 28, 2013 at 6:14 am

        Remembered? Hlmm? What–that George is a she or that George has two parrots–a young one and an older companion? Or am I missing something, George?
        OOO I love all your smiling friendly faces post from Micky D’s. Kudos. )


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