Draconian anxiety poems

This week’s assignment is creating a poetic form using tracery. I wanted to use this assignment as an exploration of my anxieties, of my fears, of the eternal presence of them in my life. I want to speak about how these fears get into my life, how they get under my skin unpredictably and inexorably,…

Flowing frustrations in rebellion

For this assignment, we had to create a text using at least two source texts and the list variable type. You can see all the source files in my GitHub repository Sources In an attempt to join my exploration of authors and topics, I chose some works by the poet Eileen Myles. I read her…

Computer-aided poetry

For this assignment, we had to create our own poetry generator by modifying some well-known that already exist. The following ones were recoded from Allison Parrish’s poetry generator examples. Links to the GitHub repository & jupyter notebook. Dadaist forgetfulness My first approach was to use the Dadaist poem generator with on of my own texts,…

Transcriptions and (a lot of) typing

Transcriptions are not strange to me. A critical part of my creative writing process is writing by hand my new ideas, because the process of writing in paper and the lack of distractions inside the pages of my notebooks foster my creativity. The computer comes in when I need to edit (and publish) my texts,…