Writing Journey June 2014

Friday 20th June I start a following instructions for text generation provided by Claire MacDonald

Decadence and Decay: 18 hours, 18 days: instructions for text generation

18 texts: 9 sonnets and 9 haikus over 18 hours during the course of one day.

Start up at 6.am 20th June.

Look out for documentation of process and results!

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Lets prepare.

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6:00 A cut-up haiku made from the words on the back of a packet of painkillers

1st hour, first day. Completed.

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7:00 Numbers, a sonnet: gather written numbers from around the house: weights, dates, volumes, measurements. Gather them with their classifications gms, MHZ, kilo, cms. Make a sung sonnet

Second hour (and a little) second day, a sonnet:

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Singing the sonnet:

 

8:00 Radio haiku: the first words you hear and write down as you hear them, when you switch it on for 1 minute, re-arranged and edited.

Day Three. Radio Haiku:

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Day four.

9:00 A sonnet made from the names of Norwegian trees:

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Day Five:

10:00 Haiku: generate a letter to your grandfather. Take just enough words. Burn the letter. Take a picture.

 

 

 

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Finally again on my writing journey. Due to family and summer,  and some time off, this project had to be put on hold for a while.

Day 6. Sonnet: Words gathered from street signs along a shopping street.

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Day seven.

A haiku made from the names of your daughters, wife, and the two grandmothers.

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