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Experimental Post-Modern Poetry

Post-Modern Art and Its Influence on Literature
Post-modern art (Abstract Expressionism, Pop, and Minimalism, etc) heavily influenced literature in all of its forms.  It is a movement gradually away from "form" and a focus purely on "content" so that what we once considered "traditional" art (paint on canvas) was allowed a greater range of expression and freedom.

In this spirit, I have begun in late March of 2007 to experiment, too, with post-modern literary art such as poetry and have dubbed my creations "alphaforms," insinuating that the form of my poetry is purely alpha-numeric, non-rhyming and coldly detatched from tradition, while the content remains unchanged.  Like post-modern art, I have changed (though not quite removed) the "form" in ways that I find representative of today's post-industrialized info-centric culture.
 
By merging elements of post-modern art and literature with a deconstructive emphasis, I am attempting to move the art of poetry to a new textual level where form and content are more illustrative of one another.  It is an experiment I relish and have thrown myself into whole-heartedly.  By hiding both textual references and, therefore, some sense of meaning within the text of each poem, I strive for a means of providing thoughtful elucidation and rhetorical introspection for my reader.
 
I hope you enjoy what I have thus far created.

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