Browsing All posts tagged under »poetry«


November 9, 2015


O — To feel such joy, as to weep into embrace in collapse… which is to fall, as would Shaolin with purposed grace. Advertisements

The Superior Mirage of Mount Hood

January 15, 2015


Today I discovered why mountains sometimes look bigger: Looking at Mount Hood, you are a standing y-axis on the ground with great distance on the x, between you two. 11,250 feet above its base, its icy spike chills the atmosphere. The air is dense, with compressed layers. Look up and imagine where that peak would […]

“I Sent Him the Galaxy With Personalism”

December 1, 2013


“You get what you pay for,” they say. And I paid the price when I decided to tackle Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass for my American Lit project. And there were a couple things I took away that I am still trying to wrap my mind around. Have you ever READ Whitman? How long can […]

Listen Now: A Response to Sea and Spar Between House of Leaves of Grass, Remix.

May 19, 2013


Our assignment was to simultaneously grok House of Leaves, Leaves of Grass, Emily Dickinson, Herman Melville, eLiterature, and hermeneutics. Onward. House of Leaves of Grass is an interactive union of the book House of Leaves and the Walt Whitman collection Leaves of Grass. The Sea and Spar Between is the original example of this kind […]

A Certain Slant of Light, Typographically Speaking

April 6, 2013


The project was vastly ambiguous, and also constrained.  Assignments like this always break my brain in the beginning.  It’s like breaking in fresh clay, I think.  In the right hands, something good will undoubtedly come out of it.  Speaking of breaking, here’s the project du jour: I could have done an Emily Dickinson variety show. But […]

code{poem} “void”

May 16, 2012


<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <h1>look</h1> <p>deeper.</p> <p>see</p> <br>&empty;</br> <p>&minus; infinity <br></br> <br>pause</br></p> <h2>then</h2> <option>(“value = null”)</option> alert(“stop looking”) </body> </html>