alt.stupendous.’Raven’.amazes.baffles.encodes-digits-of-pi!

(NC) I don’t know who Mike Keith was, but he created probably the greatest, grandest, and most pointless of all aanvvv poetry… a full version of Poe’s ‘The Raven’ in which each word except ‘alt’ also has the same length as the corresponding digit of pi! alt.stupendous.’Raven’.amazes.baffles.encodes-digits-of-pi! alt.dreary.night.was.abode.remainedalt.forgotten.volumes.discarded.put-by.satalt.restless.naps.shaken-up.broken-thus.put-outalt.annoying.”tap-ap”.shocked.surprised.heardalt.disturbing-my-antedoor.traveler?.said.contradistinguished.queriedalt.incontrovertible.emptiness.was.continued.persisted alt.icy.tempest.raged.O-remembered!.criedalt.internal-to-fireplaces.phantasms.pranced.flew.bedeviled“alt.lost.soul.comes?.petitions?.is?alt.old.sweetheart.returns?.enlivens?.supernaturalizes?alt.near-impeccable.Lenore.is-striking?.knocks?.is-entreating?”alt.alarming.stillness.continued.remained.lurked alt.my.curtains.fluctuated.did-wave.trembledalt.my.being.did-fear.so-capitulated.waveredalt.comforting.notion.arrived.refreshed.relieved“alt.so-unaccommodated.traveler.interferes.entreats.knocksalt.hoary.philosophizer.is-visiting.(is-all!).intercedesalt.simple.matter!”.said.uttered.pronounced alt.unsettled.ego.enlarged.grew.rosealt.silent.apparition.perplexed.tried.vexed.“alt.charitable.madam.inquires?.is?.is?alt.new.reinterpretations.be-right?.are-wrong?.misinform?alt.mute.apparition.announce!.characterize!.proclaim!”alt.airy.darkness.intensified.reinterpenetrated.drew-close alt.surrounded-by-darkness-then.I.questioned-it.queried.petitionedalt.a.nightmare.did-encroach.shook-me.intimidatedalt.unnameable.dread.waxed-great.increased.stayed“alt.most-pure.Lenore.is-at-threshold?”.said.inquiredalt.enigmatic.quiet.awed.terrified.did-disappoint“alt.her.presence.a-troubling?”.spoken.said alt.wary.id.faltered.dithered.a-frightenedalt.continued.rapping.heard.heeded.markedalt.hasty.deduction.”it’s-she.taps.hits-window”“alt.discomfiting.quandary.will-explore.would-settle.will-decipher”alt.my.ear.did-examine.listened.pausedalt.blowing.blizzard.was-a-raging.shook-my-windows.disappointed alt.determined.I.uncovered.unfastened.unlatchedalt.indecipherable.raven.landed.came.alightedalt.black.talons.rested.assembled-on.sat-downalt.damned.interloper.saw.eyed.observedalt.amused.I.maintained.”will-pause”.”will-sit”alt.my.caller.nested.held.remained alt.my.mystification.was.continued.wasalt.raven’s.expression.bemused.so-chafed.confoundedalt.my.wish.proceeded.particularized.interpolated:“alt.surname.tag.declare.do-tell.speak!”alt.haunting.visitor.maintained.vacationed.restedalt.dreary.”nevermores”.voiced.did-supernaturalize.spoke…

alt.short.limerick.make.write.hum

alt.NICE.girl-from-BATH.sitting.LOOKS.thinksalt.COOL.lemonADE.observes.TAKES.drinksalt.BAD.taste.hates.IRKS.!likesalt.STRONG.rum.adds.POURS.spikesalt.QUEASy.girl.STANDS.runs.hurls-IN-sink! Phil Evans, 2004

alt.sapphic.poem.conform.translate.parse

alt.Grecian.infantry.tramp.march.walkalt.Grecian.calvary.troop.travel.trotalt.Grecian.sailor.shout.cry.yellalt.loveliest.Sappho.!call.!designate.!namealt.lovingly.Sappho.emotes!.sympathizes!.bellyfeels! alt.best.beloved.claim.announce.avowalt.supreme.ideal.love.cherish.devotealt.nocturnal.faithfulness.has!.likes!.keeps!(alt.lesbian.explicitness.delete.censor.omitalt.family.newsgroup.is.is!.remains) alt.beautiful.Helen.filches.seduces.snatchesalt.male.beauty.wastes.trashes.corruptsalt.!pitying.art.use.employ.workalt.fairskinned.Paris.come.hurry.arrivealt.Idean.hills.abandon.leave.quitalt.Trojan.towers.raze.destroy.assaultalt.pretty.Helen.impress.enamore.wowalt.black.seas.sail.cross.traversealt.pale.limbs.spy.gaze.seealt.fleshy.Helen.entice.lure.attractalt.lusty.Paris.covet.want.seekalt.distant.Helen.love.worship.cherishalt.unhappy.Helen.become.earn.meritalt.consequent.woe.cause.enact.startalt.deceptive.womankind.trivializes.belittles.traducesalt.present.moment.thinks.feels.believesalt.!consequential.present.is!.be!.is!alt.female.bias.be!.is!.be! alt.beloved.Anactoria.leaves.dumps.abandonsalt.!caring.Anactoria.chills.relaxes.mellowsalt.enrapturing.footstep.had.used.employedalt.graceful.figure.had.used.employedalt.!possible.tomorrow.foresee.conceive.expectalt.weepy.Sappho.wishes.wants.praysalt.nearby.Anactoria.is!.be!.remain!alt.blessed.Sappho.hold.embrace.enjoyalt.Lydian.army.!prefer.!cherish.!entreatalt.prayerful.Sappho.ask.beseech.begalt.blessed.condition.have.hold.ownalt.departing.Anactoria.remember.recall.!forgetalt.dumped.Sappho.belove.cherish.recall ===============================================alt.best.translation.!is.!is.!isalt.other.transaltion.do.present.try==============================================alt.helpful.commentary.follows.proceeds.ensues alt.virginal.Sappho.married.bethrothed.wedalt.pleasant.daughter.carried.gestated.borealt.horny.Sappho.licked.smooched.cuddledalt.horny.Anactoria.licked.smooched.cuddledalt.lesbian.lovers.endure.last.existalt.lesbian.couple.verse.poeticize.writealt.married.Anactoria.left.followed.!stayedalt.alternative.explaination.died?.ceased?.croaked?alt.unlikely.explaination.!is?.is!.is?alt.gifted.Sappho.dedicate.donate.givealt.supreme.topic.write.poeticize.usealt.greatest.topic.used.spent.relinquishedalt.Trojan.War.compare.relate.analogizealt.mythic.lover.compare.relate.analogizealt.dearest.lover.conquers.prevails.bestsalt.dearest.lover.enthralls.enslaves.enrapturesalt.dearest.lover.leaves.dumps.abandonsalt.dearest.lover.destroys.devastates.ruins============================================== Tovaresch, 1997

alt.repeated.time-warp.do.do.do

alt.time.warp.dance.dance.dance alt.astounding.it.is.is.isalt.fleeting.time.is.is.isalt.toll-taking.madness.is.is.isalt.close.you.listen.hear.attendalt.expiring.time-limit.is.is.isn’talt.control-keeping.me.need-to.have-to.got-toalt.intoxicated.moments.recall.recollect.rememberalt.black.blackness.hit.thump.bonkalt.empty.void.beckon.signal.call alt.repeated.time-warp.do.do.doalt.repeated.time-warp.do.do.do alt.to-the-left.jump.is.is.isalt.to-the-right.step.is.is.isalt.on-your-hips.hands.put.place.stickalt.tight.knees.bring-in.retract.pullalt.pelvic.thrust.thrust.thrust.thrustalt.insane.you.driven.made.end-up (alt.song’s.chorus.repeat.repeat.stop) alt.dreamy.fantasy.free.release.let-goalt.invisible.me.disappear.vanish.poof!alt.another.dimension.go.go.goalt.voyeuristic.intention.have.have.havealt.secluded.me.am.am.amalt.all-seeing.me.am.am.amalt.little.mind-flip.spin.twist.cartwheelalt.time-slip-entering.you.are.are.arealt.the-same.nothing.can’t-be.won’t-be.isn’talt.spaced-out-on-sensation.you.are.are.arealt.like-under-sedation.you.are.are.are (alt.song’s.chorus.repeat.repeat.stop) alt.walking-down-the-street.me.was.was.wasalt.having-a-think.me.was.was.wasalt.evil-winking.snake-of-a-guy.shook-up.took-by-surprise.had-a-truckalt.staring.him.stared.stared.staredalt.feeling-a-change.I.was.was.wasalt.meaningless.time.was.is.will-be (alt.song’s.chorus.repeat.repeat.stop) Robot Karate Man, 2000

alt.mystic.Xanadu.render.comment.present

alt.mystic.Xanadu.render.comment.present alt.fun.poem.relate.repeat.translatealt.named.Kubla_Khan.is.is.isalt.responsible.Samuel-Taylor-Coleridge.is.is.isalt.alternative.title.follows.ensues.isalt.dream-encased.vision.is.is.is [alt.translator’s.comments.bracketed.bracketed.bracketed][alt.weird.sexual-imagry.appears-here.is-within.occurs][alt.puzzled.translator.puzzles.wonders.worries-about-STC’s-sanity][alt.dead.STC.cannot-answer.cannot-disagree.cannot-sue-for-copyright-violation][alt.original.text.is-available.will-share.will-send-on-individual-request] alt.Xanadu-encased.Kubla-Khan.did.did.didalt.stately.pleasure-dome.decreed.ordered.built alt.sacred.river.ran.was-here.was-named-Alphalt.human-unmeasured.caverns.traversed.penetrated.went-throughalt.running.Alph.fell.ran-down.cascadedalt.sunless.sea.received.took.collected alt.fertile.ground.zoned.subdivided.girdled-roundalt.twice-five.mileage.is.was.may-varyalt.towered.walls.bounded.enclosed.girdled-round alt.bright.gardens.were-there.lived-within.stayed-insidealt.sinuous.rills.had.had.hadalt.incense-bearing.trees.blossomed.prospered.lived-longalt.ancient-as-the-hills.forests.were-here.were-old.were-beautifulalt.sunny.spots-of-greenery.were-enfolded.were-enclosed.were.within alt.deep.chasm.was.was.wasalt.romantic.chasm.slanted-down.went-deeper.sloped-steeplyalt.cedarn.cover.rests-atop.grows-upon.accessorizes alt.savage.place.is.is.is!alt.holy.place.is.is.isalt.enchanted.place.is.is.isalt.undescribed.woman.wails.haunts-here.calls-outalt.waning.moon.overlooks.oversees.supervisesalt.her.demon-lover.causes-wailing.causes-screaming.causes-moaning alt.this.chasm.seethes.boils.rumblesalt.ceaseless.turmoil.shakes.convulses.reverberatesalt.this.earth.pants.gasps.hyperventilatesalt.mighty.fountain.is-forced.erupts.emerges alt.half-intermitted.burst.is-swift.is-sudden.contains-chunksalt.huge.fragments.vault.bubble.flyalt.bouncy.fragments.rebound.fall.ricochetalt.chaffy.grain.threshed.harvested.resemblesalt.dancing.rocks.interrupt.splash.disturbalt.sacred.river.flung-up.moved-aside.churned alt.five.miles.meanders.moves.maneuversalt.mazy.motion.is.is.isalt.sacred.river.ran.scampered.skeedaddledalt.ancient woods.traversed.passed.fordedalt.deep.dale.crossed.ranged.thwartedalt.measureless-to-man.caverns.reached.arrived.attainedalt.sacred.river.sank.fell.tumultedalt.lifeless.ocean.received.accepted.took-in alt.noise-surrounded.Kubla.listened.attended.heardalt.ancestral.voices.overcame-tumult.reached-afar.prophesyed-war! alt.dome’s.shadow.floated.reflected.movedalt.shadowed.waves.heard.heard.heardalt.mingled.measure.from-fountain.from-caves.from-nearbyalt.of-rare-device.miracle.was.was.wasalt.sunny.pleasure dome.was.seemed.may-bealt.icy.caves.are-inside.are-within.are-enclosed! alt.dulcimer-bearing.damsel.was.was.wasalt.dreamy.self.had-visions.saw-maiden.remembersalt.Abyssinian.maid.was.was.wasalt.self-accompanied.musician.played-dulcimer.sang.related-talesalt.Mount-Abora-related.songs.were.were.were alt.if-then.statement.follows.ensues.beginsalt.her.symphony-song.could-remember.could-recall.could-recollectalt.delighted.self.would-be.would-build.would-recreatealt.loud-and-long.music.would-use.would-use.would-usealt.airborne.dome.would-build.would.make.would.createalt.sunny.dome.would-be.would-be.would-be!alt.icy.caves.would-be.would-be.would-be!alt.all.hearers.would-witness.would-see.should-cryalt.crying.hearers.shout.warn.bewarealt.his.eyes.flash.sparkle.glow!alt.his.hair.floats.waves.dances! alt.round-him.circle.weave.weave.weavealt.your.eyes.close.close.closealt.holy.dread.have.have.havealt.same.he.hath-fed.ate-honeydew.munched-downalt.same.he.hath-drunk.hath-guzzled.drank-milk-of-Paradise! Tanya McClellan

alt.little.lamb.had.had.had

alt.young.Mary.had.owned.tendedalt.snowy-fleeced.lamb.bleat.gambol.springalt.peripatetic.Mary.walk.wander.roamalt.dependable.lamb.go.follow.clingalt.anarchic.lamb.see.run.followalt.school.rules.break.spurn.cheatalt.wide-eyed.children.shout.laugh.playalt.scholastic.lamb.ruminate.gambol.bleat‘alt.little.lamb.loves.adores.!leaves’alt.eager.children.cry.’explain!’.’advise!’‘alt.kind.Mary.loves.adores.reciprocates’alt.wise.teacher.tells.elucidates.replies Sandy Fleming

alt.jellicle.cats.come.dance.have-a-ball

alt.jellicle.cats.come.dance.have-a-ball alt.jellicle.cats.come.come-one.come-allalt.jellicle.moon.is-up.is-shining.is-shining-brightalt.jellicle.ball.come.come-one.come-all alt.jellicle.cats.are-black.are-white.are-rather-smallalt.jellicle.cats.are-merry.are-bright.caterwaulalt.cheeful.faces.have.have.havealt.bright-black.eyes.have.have.havealt.jellicle.cats.like-to-practice.practice-air.practice-gracesalt.jellicle.moon.wait.wait.wait alt.jellicle.cats.develop-slowly.are-not-too-big.are-roly-polyalt.jellicle.cats.know-how-to-dance.dance-a-gavotte.dance-a-jigalt.jellicle.moon.appears.appears.appearsalt.jellicle.cats.take-repose.wash-behind-ears.dry-between-toes alt.jellicle.cats.are-white.are-black.are-moderate-sizealt.jellicle.cats.jump.jump-like-a-jumping-jack.have-moonlit-eyesalt.jellicle.cats.are-quiet.are-quiet.reserve-powersalt.jellicle.moonlight.dance.dance.dance alt.jellicle.cats.are-black.are-white.are-smallalt.stormy.night.dance.play.caperalt.shining.sun.sleep.rest.savealt.jellicle.moon.rise.rise.risealt.jellicle.ball.come.come-one.come-all Robot Karate Man, 2000

alt.famed.Ozymandias.represent.enflesh.render

alt.titular.Ozymandias.attach.prefix.head alt.antiquated.traveller.met.greeted.conversedalt.trunkless.legs.said.spoke.describedalt.nearby.desert.stand.stand.standalt.shattered.visage.lies.sinks.frownsalt.cold.lip.wrinkles.sneers.commandsalt.those.passions.read.sculpted.tellalt.lifeless.things.stamp.preserve.survivealt.hearty.hand.mocked.fed.depictalt.pedestal.inscription.write.speak.appear“alt.king.Ozymandias.named.rule.rule-kings:“alt.Mighty.works.look.see.despair!”alt.other.remains.!see.!find.!remainalt.colossal.wreck.decays.decays.decaysalt.level.sands.stretch.stretch.stretch Dave Rogers, 1996

alt.classical.haiku.translate.lengthen.shorten

alt.classical.haiku.translate.lengthen.shorten alt.triple.line.tried.experimented.essayed: alt.summer.grass.lie.doze.dream:alt.mighty.warriors.do.strive.achieve…alt.brief.dream.dissolves.forget.gone alt.bombed.cemetary.smoke.ruin.liealt.lumpish.cicadas.cling.climb.crawlalt.shattered.meat.resemble.seem.blend alt.double.line.tried.preferred.adopted alt.small.fly.!hit!.!molest!.!whack!alt.supplicant.fly.wrings-hands.wrings-hands.also-wrings-feet alt.island-hiding.sea.rages.foams.roarsalt.milky.way.arches.reaches.connects alt.beauteous.artform.sigh.shed-tear.observe-cherry-blossoms Benjamin Peterson, 2004 (NC) Respectively the original haiku were classics by Basho, Kaneko Touta, Issa, and… oh, I’m not sure with the last one now.

alt.pepper.poem.vary.alternate.create

alt.Carrollian.verses.recount.expound.exegesize alt.small.child.sneeze.aggravate.teasealt.rough.speech.use.curse.swearalt.violent.throw.irk.annoy.knowalt.child’s.complaints.ignore.!mind.!care alt.small.child.sneeze.aggravate.teasealt.big.paddle.smack.beat.whip-boyalt.final.outcome.ensue.result.sumalt.black.pepper.can.will.enjoy Sue B. & Arthur J. O’Dwyer (alt.alternate.alternation.alternate.alternate.alternate: alt.severe.speech.utter.do.pronouncealt.hefty.whack.deliver.spank.administratesalt.sneezy.subject.enjoy.fulfil.experiencealt.frequent.pepper.indulge.relish.pleases! Ant) (April 2004)