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Date Posted: 23:03:37 12/11/04 Sat
Author: Takahishi Kawanapeachy
Author Host/IP: 207.44.154.35
Subject: "It's all about connection and words are the vehicle in this media."
In reply to: doreen peri 's message, "we call it a "Word Jam"" on 21:14:51 12/11/04 Sat

If words be your vehicle, you're ridin' a rusty, spokeless unicycle that you hauled from the dumpster of a bankrupt circus for the handicapped.

Make what ever connections you can with such a vehicle.

Hope you and Lrot are well


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Yes.



>... 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
>>poetry.
>>
>>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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