Beyond Descriptive Statistics
‘some cause was just’
sings into the
counting seasons in the thickening
criminalises the sane
such a shame the field
lets down a shield and in totters,
in a laurel crown,
surveying the probability concept.
lets down coherence
a general form of interferences and a stubborn example.
What is not modelled remains in Daphne’s wardrobe,
and the rings
A rose is the sweetest smelling distribution;
what chance uniform distribution, s/he shivers, trem-
bling into someone’s husband’s suit.
Logging didn’t suit me at all.
Plaid interprets fashion its own way. Correlating
a variety of with discrete random functions
it is easier in the margins
counting out the counting out monoeciously,
hands thrust into the earth
couldn’t interfere with that –
the posterior information is jellied,
of uncertain nature,
limps out at credible intervals
and shapes tomorrow’s prior, present.
Who knew the latest formulating likelihood
hoodwinks belief, improper ignorance, vague and like
metaphor is to inter-subjectivity.
sample themselves, suck it and define a methodology,
the simplest trick in the world is rejection.
when to generalise into abstraction is to consolidate.
So. Inversion is a method of converting the simulacra,
random variables comment and invariably contribute
to the stasis of policy-making. Double-lipped clowns
radiocarbon-dating is chance, spatial,
distant and surprisingly demands computational power
higher than fingers and thumbs. So
drop it. Provenance has never been
sufficiently exceptional that overriding
the see-saw pattern
rises like a rash and drowns the inflamed eye-socket
what’s not recorded is sound
a basic model and the way forward
varying greatly in size and simulation.
[Linda Kemp has writing forthcoming in some other places. Recent collaborations include work in some other spaces with the composer Stephen Chase. She lives in Sheffield.]
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