Open 42: Chance

Do you ever revise a poem dozens of times but it never really improves? I find old poems in folders sometimes for which a remix is the only possible salvation.  Perhaps you'd consider using an online application and invite the forces of chance to enter the process. The example above is a remixed version of "Mottled Tuesday" by John Ashbery. It's made with an online ap called Wordle © 2008 Jonathan Feinberg.


  1. Hi- This is an interesting idea. Of course, I have folders such poems. (The same happens to some of my canvases. I’m an artist.) I’ll try that “wordle” idea. Sounds cool! Your site looks very interesting. Glad I found it. 🙂

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