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By Bill Kennedy,Darren Wershler-Henry

you are totally proud of your poem / you're not satisfied then there's no cost and your deposit is back / you're completely chuffed with the result / you're a guy / you're a little burdened / you're completely pleased with your poem / you're not satisfied then there is not any cost and your deposit is lower back / you're absolutely chuffed with the result . . . ”Apostrophe” is: a) a determine of speech within which an individual, 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 for you to expand the poem infinitely d) a booklet of poetry written utilizing the web site the reply: e) all the above. invoice Kennedy and Darren Wershler-Henry’s Apostrophe comprises all of these items, other than the hunt engine (but you could stopover at that any time you like). each one line from the unique poem has turn into the name of a brand new poem generated through 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 implications are through turns poignant, banal, offensive and hilarious, yet continuously remarkable and regularly unaffected. In different phrases, every thing a e-book of latest poetry can be, after which a few. Poet and student Charles Bernstein has instructed that Apostrophe could be with regards to Freud’s inspiration of the uncanny, a somnambulistic flow that looks aimless but by some means consistently returns to “you.” Apostrophe is a wholly new type of poetry: neither good nor risky, sections come and pass, however the total form of the poem continues to be vaguely regular, like a trick of memory.

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