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#62134 - 03/23/02 11:48 PM a question and a challenge  
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One of my friends was telling me about a poet that took pages out of a book and crossed out words, circled words and phrases, etc. and made poetry out of another's work. Has anyone ever seen this done? Better yet, can anyone here do it? To accomplish this on-line it might be possible to change the color of the text, white for the words crossed out, black for the words kept, or blue.... I wait to see who's most clever here...JazzO?


#62135 - 03/24/02 01:50 PM Re: a question and a challenge  
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Subject: Re: a question and a challenge

One of my friends was telling me about a poet that took pages out of a book and crossed out words, circled words and phrases, etc. and made poetry out of another's work. Has anyone ever seen this done? Better yet, can anyone here do it? To accomplish this on-line it might be possible to change the color of the text, white for the words crossed out, black for the words kept, or blue.... I wait to see who's most clever here...JazzO?

Dear Ladymoon,
Your persuasive prose inspires me to commit plagiarism
. -mw

Poetry Out of Another's Work

crossed out words
circled words
phrases, eee tee cee
yet I wait
to see it done
by anyone...
-but not by me.






#62136 - 03/24/02 10:56 PM Re: a question and a challenge  
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Well, I guess if we can rearrange and mix the words a bit as well:

[milum's post]
ladymoon
Subject: Re: a question and a challenge

One of my friends was telling me about a poet that took pages out of a book and crossed out words, circled words and phrases, etc. and made poetry out of another's work. Has anyone ever seen this done? Better yet, can anyone here do it? To accomplish this on-line it might be possible to change the color of the text, white for the words crossed out, black for the words kept, or blue.... I wait to see who's most clever here...JazzO?

Dear Ladymoon,
Your persuasive prose inspires me to commit plagiarism. -mw
[/milum's post]

An Ode on the City, Queen

One me,
a word; a page; a book;
this complex anyone.
Who's seen another's color?
white . . . black . . . blue
it can be yet better
ever possible, dear friends




#62137 - 03/25/02 06:40 AM Re: a question and a challenge  
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And in order...

[JazzO's post]
Well, I guess if we can rearrange and mix the words a bit as well:

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milum's post]
ladymoon
Subject: Re: a question and a challenge

One
of my friends was telling me about a poet that took pages out of a book and crossed out words, circled words and phrases, etc. and made poetry out of another's work. Has anyone ever seen this done? Better yet, can anyone here do it? To accomplish this on-line it might be possible to change the color of the text, white for the words crossed out, black for the words kept, or blue.... I wait to see who's most clever here ...JazzO?

Dear Ladymoon,
Your
persuasive prose inspires me to commit plagiarism. -mw
[/milum's post]

An Ode on
the City, Queen

One me,
a word; a page; a book;
this complex anyone.
W
ho's seen another's color?
white . . . black . . . blue
it can be yet better
ever possible, dear friends
[/JazzO's post]

I arranged as well: m'lady's quest
A challenge of my friend well met
Et took to book, cross sword and made
Of other work, a one verse stet

Ere I this night hang the hex
- the sword for words I severed
Perverse, it gi's thee this complex -
On honor, will it be ever dead.


Well, I didn't have a lot of prose to work with and I like cryptic crosswords. So sue me.

#62138 - 03/25/02 10:56 AM Re: a question and a challenge  
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That's brilliant, doc. I take my hat off to you!


#62139 - 03/25/02 12:50 PM Re: Brilliance among us  
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These are all quite good, and far beyond my capabilities. Doc, yours is magnificent!!
How long did that take you??


#62140 - 03/25/02 08:47 PM Re: a question and a challenge  
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a question and a challenge One of my friends was telling me about a poet that took
pages out of
a book and crossed out words, circled words and phrases, etc.
and made poetry out of another's work. Has anyone
ever seen this done? Better yet,
can anyone he re do it?
To accomplish this on-line it might be possible
to change the color of the text, white for the words crossed out, black for the words kept, or blue
.... I wait to see who's most clever here...JazzO?

========================================================

a quest friends took
a book
cross words,
and made not as one
ever one?
can anyone re do it?

to change the color of cross words .... I wait ever here...





#62141 - 03/25/02 09:03 PM .  
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#62142 - 03/25/02 09:27 PM Re: a question and a challenge  
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You're welcome, Max.


#62143 - 03/26/02 01:23 AM Re: Brilliance among us  
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How long did that take you??

Well, I had an hour to kill, so I killed it twice.


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