Now part of my bio can say “He has published more than 25 million poems …”
Verse Wisconsin launched its final issue over the weekend with the theme of “Midwest Remix.” This seemed like the perfect time to dust off an old project and polish it up. I’m very pleased with the results, in terms of the writing but also in terms of the online presentation–the piece functions in a way such that it demands interactivity without being overbearing. So, why not write one of the poems yourself: More than 25 Million Poems about the Midwest.
Here’s one of the 25 million:
daffodils invade wisconsin
fargo has signs, but merely mathematical ones, seeking to
explain something. an arithmetic can’t be based on inequalities.
the eggshell moon had cracked over a blanket woven
of crows. cawing to the bone. scratching.
anything else that’s roughly comparable. a lutheran cross hangs where
the power lines in rapid city trace inextricable knots of thought.