Sex Poem for Lightbulb by Beetle

Sex Poem for Lightbulb by Beetle – (sop, fl, gtr, perc i, perc ii) for soundSCAPE Festival, Liz Pearce, soprano10’00”

Sex Poem for Lightbulb for Beetle at its most fundamental is, as the title suggests, a work of erotic fiction. In it a beetle bashes herself to death against a lightbulb, driven by sexual desire. It is simultaneously a work of fiction to be taken at face value as a story, and a metaphor for sexual longing and coupling when one party is a god to another’s bugness.

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Excerpt: Rehearsal D (page 6) – Rehearsal N (page 16)

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