We have now added to ModPoPLUS week 9 a 4-minute video in which we discuss John Cage’s conception of beauty.
Tagged: aleatory poetry
Monday of week 9! Have you encountered John Cage’s explanation for why he thinks we should make English less understandable? If not, please take a look HERE. As usual, we are holding office hours...
Today we begin week 9 (chapter 9.2) of ModPo 2019. Week 9 is about aleatory poetry—poems written by or through chance operations, quasi-nonintentional poems, poems written through or in spite of severe rules or...
ModPo update for 11/1/2019: 1) SloPo; 2) Final Words; 3) Kelly Writers House New York event; 4) week 9
Hello and greetings from the Kelly Writers House on this Friday of week 8 of ModPo 2019! SloPo Two more weeks left of what we call “the symposium mode” of ModPo for this year!...
Further discussion of John Cage’s idea that poetry can demilitarize language:
Watch this 4-minute clip from a 2018 webcast in which Jason Zuzga talks about poetry as yoga:
On the pleasures & disappointments of making your own aleatory (chance-based) poetry—a video clip from our week 9 webcast in 2018. Josh Schuster joined us for this webcast.
Here is a further discussion of (Cage’s idea of) defamiliarizing and defamiliarizing language—a video clip from our November 7, 2018 week 9 live webcast:
Here is a video clip from the week 9 live webcast (November 7, 2018).
Celina found a wonderful prompt for her mesostic re-writing. Below is her explanation & here is where you can find her mesostic poem: https://www.coursera.org/learn/modpo/discussions/all/threads/whmWHOUkEeim-Ap6C5Wgvg