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By Bill Kennedy,Darren Wershler-Henry

you are fullyyt pleased with your poem / you're not chuffed then there is not any cost and your deposit is lower back / you're completely happy with the result / you're a guy / you're a little burdened / you're fullyyt pleased with your poem / you're not chuffed then there isn't any cost and your deposit is lower back / you're completely chuffed with the end result . . . ”Apostrophe” is: a) a determine of speech within which somebody, an summary caliber or a nonexistent entity is addressed as if current b) a poem written in 1993 during which each sentence is an apostrophe c) a program—apostropheengine.ca—based at the 1993 poem that hijacks se's that allows you to expand the poem infinitely d) a publication of poetry written utilizing the web site the reply: e) all the above. invoice Kennedy and Darren Wershler-Henry’s Apostrophe includes all of these items, other than the quest engine (but you could stopover at that any time you like). every one line from the unique poem has develop into the identify of a brand new poem generated via the program’s metonymic romp throughout the world-wide-web. words rub opposed to one another promiscuously; poems and readers alike come to their very own conclusions. the consequences are through turns poignant, banal, offensive and hilarious, yet regularly stunning and regularly unaffected. In different phrases, every little thing a booklet of up to date poetry might be, after which a few. Poet and pupil Charles Bernstein has instructed that Apostrophe will be concerning Freud’s idea of the uncanny, a somnambulistic float that looks aimless but in some way regularly returns to “you.” Apostrophe is a wholly new type of poetry: neither sturdy nor risky, sections come and cross, however the total form of the poem continues to be vaguely typical, like a trick of memory.

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