Word cloud - 18/07/2010

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Word cloud - 18/07/2010

Post by bodkin » Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:31 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.

Cloud

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

Ian

p.s. Guess the source of the words
http://www.ianbadcoe.uk/

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Re: Word cloud - 18/07/2010

Post by Pauline » Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:41 pm

You guide me down the gutters
of your depressed streets
to the bad side of your madness
and leave me crouching in the armpit
of your drunken sarcasm.
My frightened philosophy’s take
refuge beneath the slender branches
of quivering trees on the opposite side
of goodness.
Holding a gun to my importance
you fire cerebral bullets into my psyche,
and kill me.

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Re: Word cloud - 18/07/2010

Post by Danté » Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:08 pm

philosophy takes or philosophies take

BRAVO

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to anticipate touching what is unseen seems far more interesting than seeing what the hand can not touch

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Re: Word cloud - 18/07/2010

Post by bodkin » Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:32 pm

The good-side/bad-side guide
sometimes takes your hand,
and you cannot know
just where you will end up
but trust me on this --
there are no streets so mean
as cannot be handled
by the right philosophy.
http://www.ianbadcoe.uk/

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Re: Word cloud - 18/07/2010

Post by bodkin » Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:35 pm

Yay Pauline...

Striking stuff!

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Re: Word cloud - 18/07/2010

Post by Pauline » Sun Jul 25, 2010 1:15 am

Hey cheers Tim and Ian.
I take it that I did ok.
Thanks for that. :D
Hey Ian,
theres a message to be learned in what you have to say.
Great stuff.

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