Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Fanny Chissom - Five Punctuation poems

Author's note: I think words are overused as prime tools for writing poetry. I like the abstractness and words just don't give me that. So i've tried to use punctuation in order to create truly abstract poetry. 

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1
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2
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3
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5
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Monday, November 20, 2017

Dorothy McIntire - Poem with too many X's

Author's note: what is X? It is one of those letters we use to cover something. Names are often concealed by X's, bad words are often replaced with X. But what if X is the last letter standing and there is nothing left? What's then? That's what i'm trying to explore.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Peter Merrick - Accidental poems out of Random words

1
hairless donkey monkey
hunting
alien doom echo

profound emotion bounce

annoying thunder
rolling bubble blimp
choke cough

apparently fluctuation fraudulent

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2
soup
dimensional dismemberment
behold

charming bluish suave hurdle
bite knuckles comatose

blissfully
exquisite
flush bloop plop pinch

baffling

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3
flinch ceaseless
halting glitter

proven improper

crushing adorable background cloud

honest discontent

dizzy tongue
guzzling spurious fizz

frightening gulp

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4
dolphin lightning

bizarre

humming flash
also chair crushing

blunt finger knowing silence
luminous bitter flavor
duck forlornness

blackout
applause

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5
thumb wanderlust
destination ear

jump creepy bent fork
think plaid
fiery

bottom perplexing itch
flamboyant hesitation
lollipop slap reverberation smile
bland heart grunt humble

nice