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A Travel Guide

A Travel Guide generates random travel guides for all points on the globe using sentences wrenched from Wikivoyage. Its goal to give its visitors an alternate reading of place, through the serendipitous juxtaposition of their current location with evocative procedural text. [more inside]
posted by aparrish on Mar 24, 2015 - 2 comments

iKaddsh for Steve Jobs

Kaddish is the Hebrew prayer for the dead. Allen Ginsberg's Kaddish for Naomi is a thousand line poem in free verse post modern style. iKaddsh is a mashup on both, dedicated to the memory of Steve Jobs. [more inside]
posted by lipsum on Oct 8, 2011 - 1 comment

Filthy Ditty: Daily text experiments in April 2011

Nominally in celebration of National Poetry Month, I challenged myself to make one experimental text a day in April 2011. It was a lot of fun, and I wanted to share the results with my fellow mefites. I thought these experiments in particular might be of interest: blackout poems made from Magic: the Gathering cards; dithered bitmaps of the average Unicode character; a Chrome extension that randomly scrambles the poetry "subjects" on poetryfoundation.org; and Nintendo ROMs with words replaced at random (Faxanadu, in particular---with video!). [more inside]
posted by aparrish on May 2, 2011 - 2 comments

The Writings of Daniil Kharms

It's quite simple - a nicely-formatted archive of the great absurd poetry of Daniil Kharms.
posted by tmcw on Jan 5, 2011 - 4 comments

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