Poem #13 of the Pulitzer Remix titled “Far Past Midnight” is online at http://www.pulitzerremix.com/titles/a-summons-to-memphis/april-13-far-past-midnight/ I’m in a more narrative mood today. This poem was constructed as a collage from words and phrases in Chapter 13 of Peter Taylor’s “A Summons To Memphis.”
Poem #12 for the Pulitzer Remix titled Still Looking is online at http://www.pulitzerremix.com/titles/a-summons-to-memphis/april-12-still-looking/ Today’s poem is another one page erasure. The whited-out page is displayed as well as a typed version of the poem which uses enjambment and stanzas to convey the subject matter. Trying out different forms always reminds me that the form shapes the […]
Pulitzer Remix Poem # 11 titled “Flash” which is an erasure poem is online http://www.pulitzerremix.com/titles/a-summons-to-memphis/april-11-flash/ I had great fun reading poems from the Remix with my fellow Remixers at Mike Geffner’s Inspired Word at Nexus Lounge in NYC. Thanks to Mike, host Nathan, and all the readers for showing us some love.
Thanks to Tony Iovino for publishing my (non-found) poem titled “I Wanted The Moon” over at the Gazebo Reading series blogspot. http://summergazeboreadings.blogspot.com/?utm_source=Summer+Gazebo+Readings…Getting+Close%21&utm_campaign=sgr+announcement&utm_medium=email The Summer Gazebo Readings are held each Monday evening at 7pm in June, July & August. Each evening 4-5 authors and poets share their work from our Gazebo on Schoolhouse Green in Oceanside, NY. […]
Poem #10 of the Pulitzer Remix titled “Sprawling” is online http://www.pulitzerremix.com/titles/a-summons-to-memphis/april-10-sprawling/ Today’s poem gives you a choice of visual images. The actual page of the text is posted with the erased words blacked out. A second version shows the words erased leaving blank space on the page.
Poem # 9 of the Pulitzer Remix titled “Antique Telegrams” is online at http://www.pulitzerremix.com/titles/a-summons-to-memphis/april-9-antique-telegrams/ Why is found poetry important? Because it reminds you that poetry is all around you every day if you take the time to notice.
Poem #8 of the Pulitzer Remix titled “Tango” is online at http://www.pulitzerremix.com/titles/a-summons-to-memphis/april-8-tango-2/ “Tango” is a colorful collage from Chapter 6. What is found poetry: Found poetry is the ability to re-envision a text as a poem that becomes uniquely your own creation.
There Came An Awakening, Poem #7 of the Pulitzer Remix, is online. Read it, and 84 other great found poems, at http://www.pulitzerremix.com/titles/a-summons-to-memphis/april-7-there-came-an-awakening/ What is a found poem? Pulitzer Remix editor Jenni Baker explains: “Found poems are the literary equivalents of collages, where words, phrases and lines from existing texts are refashioned into new poems. The genre […]