Monday, September 7, 2009






Religious

Voodoo

Rag

Rag Doll livin' in a movie, Hot tramp Daddy's little cutie

You're so fine they'll never see ya leavin' by the back door, ma’am

Hot time get it while it's easy, Don't mind come on up and

see me. Rag Doll baby won't you do me like you done before

Barbies

In the classic years, the perfect US white woman measured 36-24-36” as did Marilyn Monroe and the pinups of previous generations (although the average white American female was around 35-27-37. Barbie, introduced in the late 1950s, if she were life size would be 39-23-33. In 1997 Barbie had her 3rd plastic surgery to align herself more with young women, but she has not kept up with the times since by 2004, the average American woman: 40-34-43.

Babies

Plastic

Oh, you beautiful doll!
You great, big, beautiful doll!
If you ever leave me how my heart would ache,
I want to hug you but I fear you'd break

Idols

Ethnic

Porcelain

I'm tired of cry-y-yin', and all her lie-ie-iein'. That's why I'm buy-y-in'

A china doll.

Her eyes are blu-u-uer. Her faults are few-ewer. Her lips are tru-uer

My china doll

I'd rather have a doll of clay

That I could call my own

Than someone else just like you

With a heart of stone

She'll never lea-eave me

She'll not decei-eive me

And never grie-ieve me

My china doll

Storybook

Puppets

Collectibles

Sex

You used to be my party doll.
But now you say the party’s over.

You used to be my party doll, party doll, party doll,

but now you say the party’s over.

Faddish

Art

Boxed

Got myself a cryin', talkin', sleepin', walkin', livin' doll

Got to do my best to please her just cos she's a livin' doll

Got a rovin' eye and that is why she satisfies my soul

Got the one and only walkin', talkin', livin' doll

Take a look at her hair, it's real If you don't believe what I say, just feel

I'm gonna lock her up in a trunk so no big hunk can steal

her away from me.

Medical

Kewpie

Wooden

Blowup

All I want is a party doll to come along with me when I'm feelin' wild

To be everlovin', true, and fair, to run her fingers through my hair.

Come along and be my party doll, Come along and be my

party doll, Come along and be my party doll, And I'll make love

to you, to you. I saw the kind of a gal I'd love to meet

She had blonde hair and eyes of blue. Baby,

I wanna have a party with you.

Paper

Moveable

Handmade

Manufactured

Cherished or Not,

the Signifier or the Signified

Equipped With

Sports wear

Evening gowns

Business suits

Diapers

Blankets

Fans

Veils

Beach towels

Friends

Bikinis

Furs

Wigs

Tea sets

Rings

Makeup

Houses

Mirrors

Shoes

Keys

Lovers………

Or Not

Accoutrements.

with Love Or Not

Manifesting…….over thousands of years ago as shadow puppets in Asia, a panoply of characters rife with life conveying chronicles as they silently stalked across soft lit walls. Moving across Europe in the 1700s, purveyors of culture, paper dolls acted upon paper stages, questing amid universal themes, contemplating life and death, love and betrayal, meaning and purpose…….

What fine dolls, as thought grew, so carefully designed and cut, embellished with handmade gowns made with bits of silk, lace cut Valentines, glittery department store packing tissue, and the fragile—kept between the pages of books, preserving dreams of lives to be—for the fortunate.

The not so favored, be they paper or fabric, wood or plastic

—the rest—

the laboring preponderance,

the replicating bulk,

as the heedless abscission neuronitically unfolds, evolving

(or not)

across vast centuries,

Begot BY the Bovinely-minded Bludgbeater-handed—

Ever

Aspiring,
yet

Inept

NO.

the

torrrrn,/shhhhheeeeared/sssssplaaaayed.

Breeder-spawner-makers quarried the USA-grade street slop off their shoes: tissue thin newsprint, toilet paper, raw pulp—thin skin—flesh grighed ‘n crumpchled into terrolyzed folds.

(Parental——Godly?)

Oversized hands

Impatient,

smash a crooked face
not caring if
a leg left dangling
from paper tendon fiber hooks
tork twisted hips.
Webbed fingers? Of no consequence.

Razored corners where curves could be

attention shifted; half-cuts inflicted.

just pulp

and more where it came from.

Fist press

Good enough for pulp fiction
and

Scars, threnody-dreams, contorted myths in the wind with every moan

OF:

Just……dolls

dolls cannibalizing their own parts for dreams they do not understand

and have no eyes to see

acidic leakage? Slather with perfume.

skinned anorexic to the core? Drape with Versace.

A soul squeezed to paper width? Anyone notice?

Jacked out eyes? Buy colored contact lenses.

Trapped in a formula tale, pages stuck together—

only rape can open them.

Mutilated—don’t mourn:
dolls come in dozens—

and the market needs only a few not mangled.

Note: not on the list are Male Dolls, most commonly plastic, most commonly with weapon accessories & one set of clothing—logo attached—a 20th century assault on the male ego, but not to be called dolls. (See, Toy Biz v. United States)

They are action figures.” The Court of International Trade determined that Toy Biz’ action figures were toys, not dolls, but "nonhuman creatures." To save money, Marvel Comics subsidiary Toy Biz argued that their action figures (i.e., X-Men and Fantastic Four) represented "nonhuman creatures" and thus subject to the lower tariff rates for toys, shocking fans since a common theme in Marvel Comics had been the struggle for mutants like the X-Men to prove their humanity. Fans expected more? G.I. Joe, modeled from a very human soldier, willing to die for his country, is not considered human enough to be a doll either. He, too, is just an “action figure,” even when he bleeds red on battle fields for wars he doesn’t believe in, and in the metaphoric battle of good and evil, the franchises are making a killing.

As his action friends have developed more musculature over time, rivaling those of even the largest human bodybuilders, so US males struggle, like many of their female counterparts, with body dsymorphia, eating disorders, and physical insecuritylost in the protean dreamish/nightmarish abscission fighting amid the dolls.

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