Word cloud - 13/06/10

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Word cloud - 13/06/10

Post by bodkin » Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:03 pm

This is a word-cloud exercise. Click the link below to see the word-cloud (you will need Java working in your browser).

Study the cloud and try to find groups of words which inspire you to some sort of poem. You do not need to use every word and you can add as many extra words as you need to build the scaffolding around them.

You can also adjust the words' exact forms: run -> ran, train -> trained, horse -> horses etc.

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There is no end-date for the exercise, I will put another one up in a week or so...

Ian

p.s. spot the source of the words
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Re: Word cloud - 13/06/10

Post by bodkin » Thu Jun 17, 2010 6:12 pm

Praxis and Pragmatism

Consider the man and his seven single daughters,
how must he want for property, luxuries or peace
knowing he must find the cost of a whole week's weddings.

Yet there is hope in that Susan might elope,
and Rachael, forever looking lost, might wander off
alone.

Vera has a heart of stone,
or maybe teak, and Ida's outlook is so bleak
that she'll never even spot a man
from behind her inch-thick eye-shadow.

Sally only loves her horse, and Letty is,
of course, too busy backstabbing her way
up the corporate ziggurat.

And that would be that, if Anne --
who prefers the company of other women --
didn't need two big, white dresses.
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