Writing Mesostics Does Not Takes a Great OULIPO Faith
September 4, 2006 6:20 PM   Subscribe

Mesostics. John Cage invented this form of inclusion/acrostic poetry. Some examples by John Cage: Raphael Mostel, Mark Tobey, Marcel Duchamp, and Erik Satie. You can create your own through an automated mesostomatic process. Even cabbies have gotten in on the act.
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posted by Dr. Wu at 8:36 PM on September 4, 2006

----------------a Meme, a message
--------------in yEllow and white,
----------------a Thread
----------spun of Argument
--------------and Flame
-----------where mInds meet
------------among Links -
--------------togeTher in the
--------in the bluE
we read, and wondeR
posted by Pastabagel at 8:46 PM on September 4, 2006

Uhm... did he do all that before or after Mortal Kombat?
posted by qvantamon at 9:54 AM on September 5, 2006

posted by bardic at 1:57 PM on September 5, 2006

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