Further discussion of John Cage’s idea that poetry can demilitarize language:
Category: aleatory poetry
Watch this 4-minute clip from a 2018 webcast in which Jason Zuzga talks about poetry as yoga:
On the pleasures & disappointments of making your own aleatory (chance-based) poetry—a video clip from our week 9 webcast in 2018. Josh Schuster joined us for this webcast.
Here is a video clip from our week 9 (November 7, 2018) live webcast—in which guest poet/teacher Joshua Schuster (one of the founders of the Writers House in 1995-96) discusses the classroom and the...
Here is a further discussion of (Cage’s idea of) defamiliarizing and defamiliarizing language—a video clip from our November 7, 2018 week 9 live webcast:
Here is a video clip from the week 9 live webcast (November 7, 2018).
Celina found a wonderful prompt for her mesostic re-writing. Below is her explanation & here is where you can find her mesostic poem: https://www.coursera.org/learn/modpo/discussions/all/threads/whmWHOUkEeim-Ap6C5Wgvg
If you go back to week 5 (chapter 3—on communist poets) and find Genevieve Taggard’s “Interior,” and then remove all the words beginning with “a” (per one of the Bernadette Mayer experiments), this is...
An eco-poetic mesostic. I highly recommend it: click HERE.
If it’s your intention to post a response to assignment #4 (create a mesostic or do one of Bernadette’s writing experiments), I would strongly urge you to create it and post it HERE before Sunday if possible. We will all begin...