archive: poetry
August 22, 2005 - 12:16 AM

[words] - Jabberwocky
the greatest nonsense poem.
some explanations, and some parodies.
a variety of variants, including of course the movie, illustrated books by joel stewart, Stephane Jorisch, and graeme base, and popup books by nick bantock and graeme base.
the classic illustrations by john teniel, and modern depictions by rodney matthews and bryan talbot (3 pages).

but more intriguingly, a selection of audio recordings of the poem being spoken, sung, and slaughtered. (mp3s)
Donovan (yes, that donovan)
Oliver Wakeman
Anne Krill (link missing)
Daniel Dorff
school concert choir (via)
griffin rogers (via)
The 3Ds
Hart Williams (real)
Walter Rufus Eagles (real)
M. Craig Weaver (real)
shades of night (mov)
--update-- and, 40 clear renditions, in the public domain, from the LibriVox community (thanks elaine!)

this search kicked off, by the sample of Alan Watts reading the first verse, on the latest album by the books, "lost and safe"

December 28, 2004 - 1:57 AM
[poetry] - i ook ubuweb. Ensemble Ordinature has an intriguing variation of Kurt Schwitters poem Ursonate; and a score too! Also fresh audio madness from christian bök, including full recordings from his book eunoia

March 29, 2003 - 3:40 PM
[quiz] - What Poetry Form Am I?. Apparantly i'm a haiku or a triolet, either of which are disgruntlingly accurate. A high non-sequitur ratio helps purity tests to succeed.

November 10, 2001 - 9:01 AM
anemic. flash poetry.

July 26, 2001 - 1:44 PM
Found Poetry 2. information wants to be free? this virus has some great possibilities!

June 7, 2001 - 5:05 PM

June 7, 2001 - 3:27 PM
print out your favourite poem. stick it on the fridge/door/mirror. learn it.
which are yours?

May 23, 2000 - 11:38 PM
an utterly wonderful retreat from the onslaught: Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries [via glassdog]