New PDF release: Apostrophe

By Bill Kennedy,Darren Wershler-Henry

you are solely pleased with your poem / you're not chuffed then there is not any cost and your deposit is lower back / you're absolutely happy with the result / you're a guy / you're a little careworn / you're fullyyt pleased with your poem / you're not chuffed then there's no cost and your deposit is again / you're absolutely happy with the result . . . ”Apostrophe” is: a) a determine of speech within which an individual, an summary caliber or a nonexistent entity is addressed as if current b) a poem written in 1993 within which each sentence is an apostrophe c) a program—apostropheengine.ca—based at the 1993 poem that hijacks se's with a view to expand the poem infinitely d) a booklet of poetry written utilizing the web site the reply: e) all the above. invoice Kennedy and Darren Wershler-Henry’s Apostrophe includes all of these items, other than the hunt engine (but you could stopover at that any time you like). every one line from the unique poem has turn into the identify of a brand new poem generated through the program’s metonymic romp throughout the world-wide-web. words rub opposed to one another promiscuously; poems and readers alike come to their very own conclusions. the implications are through turns poignant, banal, offensive and hilarious, yet continually astonishing and constantly unaffected. In different phrases, every thing a booklet of latest poetry could be, after which a few. Poet and pupil Charles Bernstein has steered that Apostrophe might be on the topic of Freud’s inspiration of the uncanny, a somnambulistic go with the flow that looks aimless but by some means continually returns to “you.” Apostrophe is a completely new type of poetry: neither sturdy nor risky, sections come and pass, however the total form of the poem is still vaguely favourite, like a trick of memory.

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