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Sara Uribe

POEM IN WHICH THE SPEAKER MANAGES TO GET A QUICK QUESTION IN EDGEWISE AS A LIST OF INSTRUCTIONS IS DICTATED REGARDING HOW HER POEMS OUGHT TO BE WRITTEN VIA A MEGAPHONE LOCATED ABOVE HER HEADBOARD

We want you to write a poem in interest-free monthly installments.
A poem that is open 24 hours a day. A poem that includes wi-fi.
A poem made to be posted on Instagram.
A poem wearing cruelty-free make-up.
We want, naturally, a poem with no conservatives, a poem
low in saturated fat. A lactose-free, gluten-free, decaffeinated poem. 

 

-------------------------So, do you want a poem, or a soy venti chai latte?

We want a little word-making machine
a music box without the ballerina
a remote control toy with batteries included.
The Noumenon Poem.
The Homeric Poem in Present Pluperfect.
The Phenomenal Bullet Poem.
The Multidisciplinary Poem, Incorporated.
themostpoeticwithoutbeingcatharticpoemeverwritten.com
We want an acrobatic, polyglot poem, a poem
with a T-shirt that reads [there is no poem b]
A poem that can be sung out loud. That pays its own way.
A poem without an expiration date. In other words, we want
a poem that counts backward from ninety-nine to zero
as instructed by an anesthesiologist. In other words, we want
a poem that will not wake up during surgery.

GEDICHT WAARIN DE SPREKER ER AMPER IN SLAAGT OM MET EEN KORTE VRAAG DE LIJST INSTRUCTIES TE ONDERBREKEN DIE WORDEN GEDICTEERD DOOR EEN MEGAFOON BOVEN HAAR HOOFDEINDE OVER WAT VOOR GEDICHTEN MEN ZOU WILLEN DAT ZE SCHRIJFT

We willen dat je een gedicht schrijft in termijnen zonder rente.
Een gedicht met 24 uursservice. Een gedicht met wifi.
Een gedicht gemaakt om op Instagram te posten.
Een gedicht met make-up die niet op dieren is getest.
We willen, uiteraard, een gedicht zonder conserveringsmiddelen, een
vetarm gedicht. Een cafeïnevrij gedicht, lactosevrij en zonder gluten.

 

....................Maar willen jullie een gedicht of een venti chai latte soya?

 

We willen een woorden-maak-machientje
een muziekdoosje zonder ballerina
een op afstand bestuurbaar speeltje inclusief batterijen.
Het noumenon-gedicht.
Het homerische gedicht in praesens plusquamperfectum.
Het fenomenale levende kogelgedicht.
Het multidisciplinaire nv-gedicht.
hetzondercatarctischtewordenallerpoëtischstegedichtooitgeschreven.com
We willen een polyglot, acrobatisch gedicht, een gedicht
met een T-shirt waarop staat {there is no poem b}.
Een gedicht dat je kunt zingen. Dat zichzelf kan bedruipen.
Een gedicht zonder houdbaarheidsdatum. Ja, we willen
een gedicht dat aftelt van negenennegentig tot nul
na het teken van de anesthesioloog. Ja, we willen
een gedicht dat niet wakker wordt tijdens de operatie.

POEMA EN QUE LA ENUNCIANTE APENAS SI ALCANZA A INTERRUMPIR CON UNA BREVE PREGUNTA EL LISTADO DE INSTRUCCIONES QUE LE SON DICTADAS MEDIANTE UN MEGÁFONO SOBRE SU CABECERA ACERCA DE CÓMO SE PREFERIRÍA QUE FUESE LA ESCRITURA DE SUS POEMAS

Queremos que escribas un poema a meses sin intereses.
Un poema abierto las 24 horas. Un poema con wifi.
Un poema creado para postearse en Instagram.
Un poema cuyo maquillaje no haya sido probado en animales.
Queremos, desde luego, un poema sin conservadores, un poema
bajo en grasas. Un poema descafeinado, deslactosado, sin gluten.

 

....................Pero, ¿quieren un poema o un chai latte soya venti?

 

Queremos una maquinita de hacer palabras
una caja de música sin bailarina
un juguete de control remoto con pilas incluidas.
El Poema Noúmeno.
El Homérico Poema del Presente Pluscuamperfecto.
El Fenomenal Poema Bala.
El Poema Multidisciplinario S. A. de C. V.
elpoemamaspoeticosinsercatarticoquesehayaescritojamas.com
Queremos un poema acróbata, políglota, un poema
con una playera que diga [there is no poem b}.
Un poema que pueda ser cantado. Capaz de financiarse a sí mismo.
Un poema sin fecha de caducidad. Queremos, sí,
un poema que cuente del noventa y nueve al cero

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POEM IN WHICH THE SPEAKER MANAGES TO GET A QUICK QUESTION IN EDGEWISE AS A LIST OF INSTRUCTIONS IS DICTATED REGARDING HOW HER POEMS OUGHT TO BE WRITTEN VIA A MEGAPHONE LOCATED ABOVE HER HEADBOARD

We want you to write a poem in interest-free monthly installments.
A poem that is open 24 hours a day. A poem that includes wi-fi.
A poem made to be posted on Instagram.
A poem wearing cruelty-free make-up.
We want, naturally, a poem with no conservatives, a poem
low in saturated fat. A lactose-free, gluten-free, decaffeinated poem. 

 

-------------------------So, do you want a poem, or a soy venti chai latte?

We want a little word-making machine
a music box without the ballerina
a remote control toy with batteries included.
The Noumenon Poem.
The Homeric Poem in Present Pluperfect.
The Phenomenal Bullet Poem.
The Multidisciplinary Poem, Incorporated.
themostpoeticwithoutbeingcatharticpoemeverwritten.com
We want an acrobatic, polyglot poem, a poem
with a T-shirt that reads [there is no poem b]
A poem that can be sung out loud. That pays its own way.
A poem without an expiration date. In other words, we want
a poem that counts backward from ninety-nine to zero
as instructed by an anesthesiologist. In other words, we want
a poem that will not wake up during surgery.

POEM IN WHICH THE SPEAKER MANAGES TO GET A QUICK QUESTION IN EDGEWISE AS A LIST OF INSTRUCTIONS IS DICTATED REGARDING HOW HER POEMS OUGHT TO BE WRITTEN VIA A MEGAPHONE LOCATED ABOVE HER HEADBOARD

We want you to write a poem in interest-free monthly installments.
A poem that is open 24 hours a day. A poem that includes wi-fi.
A poem made to be posted on Instagram.
A poem wearing cruelty-free make-up.
We want, naturally, a poem with no conservatives, a poem
low in saturated fat. A lactose-free, gluten-free, decaffeinated poem. 

 

-------------------------So, do you want a poem, or a soy venti chai latte?

We want a little word-making machine
a music box without the ballerina
a remote control toy with batteries included.
The Noumenon Poem.
The Homeric Poem in Present Pluperfect.
The Phenomenal Bullet Poem.
The Multidisciplinary Poem, Incorporated.
themostpoeticwithoutbeingcatharticpoemeverwritten.com
We want an acrobatic, polyglot poem, a poem
with a T-shirt that reads [there is no poem b]
A poem that can be sung out loud. That pays its own way.
A poem without an expiration date. In other words, we want
a poem that counts backward from ninety-nine to zero
as instructed by an anesthesiologist. In other words, we want
a poem that will not wake up during surgery.

Sponsors
Gemeente Rotterdam
Nederlands Letterenfonds
Stichting Van Beuningen Peterich-fonds
Ludo Pieters Gastschrijver Fonds
Hendrik Muller fonds
Lira fonds
J.E. Jurriaanse
Literature Translation Institute of Korea
Partners
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