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By Bill Kennedy,Darren Wershler-Henry

you are solely proud of your poem / you're not satisfied then there is not any cost and your deposit is lower back / you're absolutely happy with the end result / you're a guy / you're a little burdened / you're totally pleased with your poem / you're not satisfied then there isn't any cost and your deposit is again / you're completely happy with the result . . . ”Apostrophe” is: a) a determine of speech during 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 in an effort to expand the poem infinitely d) a publication 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 via 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 by way of turns poignant, banal, offensive and hilarious, yet continuously miraculous and consistently unaffected. In different phrases, every little thing a publication of latest poetry could be, after which a few. Poet and pupil Charles Bernstein has prompt that Apostrophe could be relating to Freud’s inspiration of the uncanny, a somnambulistic flow that looks aimless but someway consistently returns to “you.” Apostrophe is a wholly new type of poetry: neither solid nor volatile, sections come and cross, however the total form of the poem continues to be vaguely primary, like a trick of memory.

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