We have now added to ModPoPLUS week 9 a 4-minute video in which we discuss John Cage’s conception of beauty.
Category: aleatory poetry
10-minute video in which the ModPo people talk about Tristan Tzara’s experiments with “cut-ups”:
Today we begin week 9 (chapter 9.2) of ModPo 2019. Week 9 is about aleatory poetry—poems written by or through chance operations, quasi-nonintentional poems, poems written through or in spite of severe rules or...
ModPo update for 11/1/2019: 1) SloPo; 2) Final Words; 3) Kelly Writers House New York event; 4) week 9
Hello and greetings from the Kelly Writers House on this Friday of week 8 of ModPo 2019! SloPo Two more weeks left of what we call “the symposium mode” of ModPo for this year!...
Further discussion of John Cage’s idea that poetry can demilitarize language:
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).