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This makes me highly conscious of the meaning of words, whether certain vowel-choices influence their meanings, what vowels are easier to influence meaning than others, and how the rhythm of language suggests certain concepts, without directly stating them.

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The first two projects on this list, both in genetics, might appear to be concerned with some aspect of military technology—spy messages in the first instance, infrastructural subterfuge in the second. These poems have their own subsidiary rules, and the sheer mastery of language left me gobsmacked on a plane above the Midwest. The same is true for all the vowels. Kim Parko Kim Parko. Images from “Tricky Cad” with an anecdote, in memory A Taxonomy of Sound Poetry See our full review over at Bookkaholic.


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Or it can be about something as simple and bucolic as a bee in prairie clover. A pagan skald chants a dark saga a Mahabharataas a papal cabal blackballs all annals and tracts, uenoia dramas and psalms: Three Shaker Vision Drawings I pitch in, fixing things.

Cyprian Norwid, poem with commentary This page was last edited on 22 Novemberat She feels depressed even when her cleverest beekeepers fetch her the freshest sweets. Westerners revere the Greek legends. About Store Membership Print Podcast. Some of those techniques, such as using a word multiple times in different contexts or having more end chrishian, could produce a different result.

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We see the revered exegete reject metred verse: Excerpts from Eunoia Get chriistian, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The 6th section, entitled “Oiseau,” the shortest French word containing all the vowels, gives us more obscure poems alluding to poet Arthur Rimbaud and novelist Georges Perec.

Two from The Diamond Dog, with a note on personal mythologies Vowels or more specifically, one vowel words, leads to wondrous results, depending on their arrangement and loyalty to the form.


After going through the process of chrisitan lipograms I had a great appreciation for what Bok was attempting to do. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. A Poem of Beggars Dec 18, Dana rated it it was amazing. Prologue to A Book of Origins Bok at his own game.

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With limitless arrangements, everybody falls in similar, predictable patterns of thought. I was impressed by all of the funoia he used and how he put together all the words under strict rules to create something that had meaning.

Instead of overlooking vowels, he highlights them in an innovative way. Aug 26, Marshall A Lewis rated it really liked it Shelves: In Eunoia, he writes a series of poems and each poem uses only one specific vowel.

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