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Date Posted: 21:14:51 12/11/04 Sat
Author: doreen peri
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Subject: we call it a "Word Jam"
In reply to: Ed O'Vulvagin 's message, "Online poetry Jams" on 19:00:50 12/11/04 Sat

... not a "Poetry Jam"... It's just something fun to do. No claim to great literature. Just people who like to write stuff, inspired by the words of others. *shrug*... it's the internet. It's all about connection and words are the vehicle in this media.

Sometimes it's fun to let a garish of words gush.


>Fuck. I just took a peek at the online "poetry jams"
>over at studio eight.
>Why? That's all I'd like to know. The writing is
>sloppy, without point and uninteresting. Do any of the
>participants actually think that anyone other than
>themselves will ever read it or ever be moved by such
>a hasty, garish gush of words?
>I guess it has more merit than jumping through the
>hoops of the control freaks at litkicks, and that's
>just a guess, but I'd be grateful if someone could
>point to an example where a poetry jam produced good
>Also, from reading the threads below, the most recent
>exchange of insults, it is clear that Senor Churlish
>has an obsession with anal rape and bestiality, while
>the other contributor is all hung up on booze, dope
>and location. It's all very strange, but infinitely
>preferable to reading the babble of a poetry jam.

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