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Wikipedia Poem, No. 406

repetition of 
    dead code 

variables in 
a lattice 
    of dead 
form abstract 
perfectly applied 

    values form a 3d lattice 
        used in an optimization of dead code 

propagate condition and evaluate
    interpretation of simultaneity 

remove some 
kind of dead 
    remove abstract 
    value and hence flecks of sparse code 

variables form dead data
    variables print conservative constants

    for a single 
bound thus 
    and perfectly applied 10 more words

Read of the Week: Averno by Louise Glück

We’re delving back into poetry for this week’s Read. Reader Leader Kate recommends Louise Glück’s collection Averno. 244 more words


Louise Glück

End of Winter

Over the still world, a bird calls
waking solitary among black boughs.

You wanted to be born; I let you be born. 113 more words


"Faithful and Virtuous Night" by Louise by Louise Glück

Faithful and Virtuous Night by Louise Glück

This book of connected poems is a real tour de force.  The title comes from a book that the speaker’s brother is reading when they are young.  1,138 more words


The soul is silent

The soul is silent.
If it speaks at all
it speaks in dreams.

~Louise Gluck

Why Poetry? Better Still: Why Not?

While the sale of poetry books continues to languish and the number of readers who love reading (asterisk: only not poetry books) continues to skyrocket, there’s still a healthy cottage industry in writing not poetry but ABOUT poetry. 438 more words