Parsing Through

Saturday, 11 October 2014

 

 

David Mickes Professor of English at the University of Houston says studies 'have shown that when we read online text we do not read all of it, parsing only the left-side of the column.' In honour of this dazzling insight here is some Concrete Prosetry.

 

Parsing Through

 

So reading                                                           is the new slow eating

online                                                                  only a fool would believe it

is just                                                                  the thing to escape wired lives

that part                                                              people from the real

on the left                                                           side of the brain

which we                                                             put to creative

use in                                                                  defiance of modernity's

place of                                                               importance in our lives

looking                                                                to usurp the

right                                                                    to think independently

to the end                                                           of our lifetime

of a sentence.

 

 

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Comments

W Tom Lawrie
W Tom Lawrie says:

Tricksy :), but fun... 82% now though.

October 13, 2014

Ewan Lawrie
Ewan Lawrie says:

Written on Friday... unleashed by Unbound Tech-heads Monday

October 13, 2014

Jack O'Donnell
Jack O'Donnell says:

smart stuff, but don't read beyond this, or anything into it.

October 13, 2014

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