The Player Piano
October 4, 2001 10:54 PM   Subscribe

The Player Piano Randall Jarrell's last poem, perhaps...The pancakes made me think of famous MeFi android Buster Friendly--er, Miguel Cardoso. From The Wandering Minstrels, a poetry log, a plog, I guess...The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner has a certain timely resonance.
posted by y2karl (3 comments total)
Death of the Bald Tourette Gunner:

Oh fuck fuck fuck! Oh, fucking shit!
They just fucking washed me out of it!

[This could make for some interesting hate mail.]
posted by pracowity at 7:56 AM on October 5, 2001

I'm never giving up my Mercer empathy box, Miguel! [lame bladerunner references]
posted by skallas at 11:12 AM on October 5, 2001

I wrote an eight page paper on "Death..."in undergrad. how? easy. the war, tech, states of waking.(like roethke) Blake and epihanistic quiet in the midsts of chaos. The war poem and military innovations, jesus, one could go on and on and on...I GOT A FRIKIN A-(of course grammar and scant poetic comparisons.) ((it wasnt a comparison paper)) and you really care.
posted by newnameintown at 11:47 AM on October 5, 2001

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