Saturday, November 12, 2005

Sound Design

Proof (or at least a reminder) that poetry is also an oral/aural art, read aloud:

occurs a curve of
sound or sign

occurs a curve
of sound design waiting

awaiting occurs
a curve of sound design

This is the first section of Lisa Jarnot’s “Triptych” (from Black Dog Songs. On the page it appears slight. Read aloud you become a mellifluous cacophony.

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