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88 Monologues - The story God & Mel Gibson don't want you to hear!  Historical, profane, blasphemous, comedic and vulgar

Stand-up Tragedy -  Shakespeare in the Lounge!!

"In the classical argots of:  Petronius,  Rabelais,  Chaucer,  Shakespeare,
Lenny Bruce,  Guy Ritchie,  James Joyce,  David Jones

"a keyboard calliope played by a Lenny Bruce on stinkweed"

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New Titles  2018 / 2019

    "If Lady Caroline Lamb had met Carlo Parcelli, it is he whom she would have declared "mad, bad, and dangerous to know" instead of Lord Byron. Carlo is a force of nature and an unique voice in the literary world, whether writing and performing poetry or monologues that are certain to challenge and keep awake the most indifferent of listeners. I am fortunate to have met him, read him, seen him perform, and count him as a friend and contemporary."
     - William F. DeVault, US National Beat Poet Laureate Emeritus


     "Mad genius Carlo Parcelli's work is pure fire, where intellect, mythology, bright irreverence and cold hard reality converge and boil over in an electric chemical reaction that will leave you contemplating where you've been, why it felt so good, and eager to return for a second sizzling."
     - John Burroughs, poet, spoken word artist, & founding editor of Crisis Chronicles Press

    "For five decades Carlo Parcelli has been extending and reinventing the Modern Epic, which Ezra Pound famously defined as 'a poem with history.' But to history Parcelli has also added epistemology and, like Sir Isaac Newton, religion and science. Only, unlike the dour Newton, Parcelli is ferociously funny and hilariously perverse!"
     
- Jack Foley, novelist, playwright, & editor of FlashPoint Magazine

Isaac
                          Newton's Scalder, Abraham, Prophesies the End
                          of the World, & Other Poems
Canis
                        Ictus in Exsilium (Dog Bite in Exile)
HOMER’S
                        MARGITES or THE TRIUMPHANT FOOL (AS TOLD to
                        CARLO PARCELLI)
Isaac Newton's Scalder, Abraham, Prophesies
 the End of the World, & Other Poems

Hardcover, Venetian Spider Press, 2018
by Carlo Parcelli
 Daniel McTaggart (Ed.), Elric DeVault (Ed.)

Canis Ictus in Exsilium (Dog Bite in Exile):
Translated from the Sermo Vulgaris
In Four Parts, by
Carlo ‘Ubatz’ Parcelli & Harald Comus Earwicker
(forthcoming 2019)
HOMER’S MARGITES
 or THE TRIUMPHANT FOOL
(AS TOLD to CARLO PARCELLI)
Local Gems Press  with
 The National Beat Poetry Foundation (forthcoming 2019)

The Ezra Pound
                        Society Magazine vol 2, no. 4, march 2016
Village
                        Magazine - Shame us, Séamus (or at least say
                        something genuine)
The Ezra Pound Society Magazine
vol 2, no. 4, march 2016
POUNDIAN POETRIES - CARLO PARCELLI
from Deconstructing the Demiurge 
http://makeitnew.ezrapoundsociety.org/volume-ii/2-4-march-2016
Village Magazine - Shame us, Séamus (or at least say something genuine)
Heaney sold out, with almost pornographic accessibility


by Carlo Parcelli
9 July, 2018
https://villagemagazine.ie/index.php/2018/07/shame-us-seamus-or-at-least-say-something-genuine/


Poet Vaudevillian
Carlo Parcelli
named
Beat Poet Laureate
of Maryland 2017 - 2019

National 2017
Beat Poetry Festival

Sept 1,2,3

Noelke Gallery
Fri Sept 1 - 7pm-10pm

15 Water St. Torrington CT
-----
Licia & Mason Beekley Library
Sat Sept 2 - 2pm-5pm
10 Central Ave
, New Hartford CT
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Noelke Gallery
Sun Sept 3 - 2pm-5pm
15 Water St. Torrington CT


Be-At : An Anthology of National &
                        International Beat Poets Laureate

nationalbeatpoetryfoundation.org

Be-At : An Anthology of National
 & International Beat Poets Laureate

www.localgemspoetrypress.com (2018)


Brave New Word magazine
Brave New
                        Word Issue 6
Brave
                        New Word Issue 10 Two
Brave New
                        Word Issue 12
is an anchor from the parts unknown.
This magazine is designed to be a showcase of writers who dare to make difference. It is the place for the most outlandish images and writing from the artists of all walks of life. Conceptual writing, visual poetry, asemic writing, transcripts of sound poetry, flarf, spoetry, image macro, codework, collage, cut-ups, cyphertext  -  you can find it all here.

Editor: Volodymyr Bilyk

Brave New Word Issue 6

wakey!wakey!
(after  ‘Jaysus’ James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake)

by Carlo Parcelli
Brave New Word Issue 10, Part 2
Scabiopilus’s Vision

(an excerpt from ‘Canus Ictus In Exlium’ or ‘Dog Bite in Exile’, an epic poem about a fictional First/Last Century Roman cynic philosopher and poet). Scabiopilus or Scabie gets high on hemp and datura and has apocalyptic visions.
by Carlo Parcelli


Two Punctuation Pieces -
Carlo Parcelli & Rosalie Gancie


Beat
                          Festival 2015 - CT - USA
National Beat Poetry
Festival 2015 - CT
Colin Haskins &
Yvon Cormier

LitMore Fundraiser
Litmore Poetry Fundraiser
Baltimore, Maryland
   June 13, 2015
David Jones - Poet Artist - Optima Goreu
David Jones Poet / Artist
Conference 2012
Reading with a
musical reponse by the
Perry Conticchio Quartet
W.A.U./Takoma Park, MD


Boog City 8 
Boog City 8

Poets Theater:
Fracture of the Word
 Fracturing the Stage

9 Poets curated by Magus Magnus
Sidewalk Cafe, New York



Bowery Poetry Club
Bowery Arts &
                          Science

August 4th, 2014
The Gospel According
to Simon Kananaios:

A Meditation on Empire
New York, NY



Rockpile
RockPile
                            on the Road - DC & Maryland

David Meltzer, Michael Rothenberg,   pianist & composer Burnett Thompson with members of The New Columbia Orchestra. Guest readers: Terri Carrion,
 Sarah Browning, Carlo Parcelli,
 and Brian Gilmore.

Rockpile - November 1, 2009
The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD

Forthcoming in 2017 - Be-At - Anthology of the new Beat Poets Laureate

Busboys & Poets
                        Hyattsville
-  Host  -
“Mature Voices - open mic"
Howard Zinn Room
Busboys & Poets
Hyattsville, MD
Carlo
                            Parcelli Rosalie Gancie Punctuation Poem 1
Austin Poetry Festival Anthology
                        di-verse-city
di-vêrsé-city
Anthology 2017
Austin International
Poetry Festival


 


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Amazon or Country Valley Press
"So's the boys at the pub ask,
if he's resurrect, where the fuck is he?"

            -Lazarus

Poet Vaudevillian
Carlo Parcelli
(performances or readings available)
The Canaanite Gospel
A Meditation on Empire
88 Monologues


Country Valley Press / FlashPoint
ISBN 978-0-9820196-2-7      $11.95

What actually transpired Easter Week/Passover 33 A.D.?
The Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth was a Hoax!

      Culled from First Century Texts and drawn from dozens of biblical and secular sources, these monologues tell a revisionist tale of what transpired in Judea, Easter Week/Passover 33 AD and beyond during the reign of the Roman Emperor Tiberius.

      In the classical argots of Petronius, Rabelais, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Lenny Bruce, Guy Ritchie, James Joyce, David Jones, Cockney and the world's myriad cryptolects, The Canaanite Gospel strips bare the New Testament canard of the Resurrection of Yeshu of Nazareth and pokes a stick in the eye of the Synoptic Gospels.

Video Selections:



Full Performances Available
A full performance/reading of 12 to 14 monologues
runs approximately 80 minutes with a 10 minute break.

For performances Mr. Parcelli appears in full 1st Century A.D. costume.

The Canaanite Gospel is intended for ADULTS ONLY!!!

The Canaanite Gospel is comprised of 88 monologues with 64 different characters.
Actors or Directors interested in performing or staging any of this material should contact

  Carlo Parcelli at 301-927-8323 or email: alphavillebooks@verizon.net
 

A selection of early text versions of 40 of the dramatic monologues:
http://www.flashpointmag.com/cpcanaan1.htm

Audio of six of the monologues:
http://www.flashpointmag.com/cpaudiofp13.htm

Mr. Parcelli's pieces have appeared in:

Guns and Ammo  *   IHOP Dinner Mats  *   Ted Haggard's Sunday Bible Class  *   the Naval Defense Annual  *   Christian Pole Dancers' Weekly  *   the Watchtower  *   the Rostock Freitag  *   the National Review  *   the Smut Locker  *   the Ypsilanti Courier  *   Liberty University's Commencement Brochure  *   Dog Whistle Diaries  *   Soppy Tart  *   Pipe Fitters Manual SE-1467: Addendum C  *   Kitty Kuplets  *   the Vatican Bank Newsletter  *   Russell Simmon's Fashion Poetry Street Slam and FlashPoint Magazine.    In 1995 Mr. Parcelli's epic romp through the secular eschatology of Western epistemology  *   'Deconstructing the Demiurge: Tale of the Tribe  *  ' was "deemed unfit for human consumption" by Poetry Magazine  *   Conjunctions  *   The Antioch Review  *   the Parcelli Family Christmas Newsletter  *   Poet Lore  *   the Blotto Lotus  *   Prairie Schooner  *   Bleeding Ulcer and the FDA News Letter.



From the Canaanite Gospel:

[A]nd as for Simon, knew me a lot a Simons 
But I don't truck wif no thug Simons.
                         --- Martha

And as Virgil casts the same by Cumae cooze,
        Ain't I the literate fuckin' guinea hopes to read in me palm 
Mugshots a Tibi on silver stamp
   Me little cuntie magpies bein' attracted to shiny objects.
                         --- Oranius 


I prosper as me people, just as we are.
           What cast out Saul is timely to me.
Who to slay his ten thousands and how to proceed.
                   No bloody timeless fiction a good will
When none's to ground.
                        --- Jesus Barabbas

Power arrests indulgence
              So best indulge 
In the torments power affords. 
        And such prissy disposed 
Can suck teardrops from me cock
        As close to ichor be they get.		
		--- Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus

And I be, 'go yourfuckin'self, mister. 
            Do I the looks a Samson. 
Work one your stunts
                 Wif pulleys and levers
'Stead all day be winchin' up lady Magda's skirts.'
                        --- Johanna Chusa

So I beg your pardon, I knows where me knifes been and me mouf
           And how bofe got there by the laws.		   
		                --- Simon Kananaios

Me eldest son, Ace, I heard
           Was killed at the edge a the world
Not a full year in the ranks,
                   Head stoved in by a naked blue man
Wif his pecker hangin' out
                   Or that's the tellin'.
		--- Gaviolus

What of us to credit publicans and fishmongers
          Over rule and the law;
A corpse a some vagabond
          What promised deliverance
And can't even keep his own.
                       --- Safiya

And he, "Bitch if ye knew the gift 
                      What say a thee water
           Thou wouldn' balk 
But straigtway be wet about thy well." 
               And ta gall says I, "Sir, 'pears thou has little 
                     Ta draw wif and this well be deep."
	    --- Nalda, the Samaritan Woman

If I tell you me doubt was warrant
         How will I be fed?
If I tell you Yeshua was me twin
         How will you say he does not live in me?
		               --- Juda Didymus Thomas

No mistake. I loved him dear. But 
      Not our addled rebbi to this purpose
         As what I have set in motion.
		               --- Mary Magdala 


The Canaanite Gospel © 2010

For more info or to schedule a performance
contact:  Carlo Parcelli at 301-927-8323
email:  alphavillebooks@verizon.net

Mr. Parcelli is a founding editor of:

FlashPoint: A Literary Journal of the Arts and Politics
www.flashpointmag.com