“@Postmeaning” by David Knoebel (part 2 of 2)

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Note: This is the second in a series of 2 postings on “Postmeaning.” Here’s a link to the first entry.

…stmeaning” also via Twitter, starting on June 11, 2011, providing a snippet of the 100 word text and a link to the note or audio file in the Facebook page. An interesting detail about the Twitter via Facebook publication is that it cuts the 100-word posting down to a aize Twitter could manage, including making room for the shortened link and ellipsis. This creates a secondary cut, one that isn’t designed by Knoebel, which potentially creates a new textual iteration which could be interpreted differently from the original. Perhaps this accounts for the shift to shorter entries on July 21, which creates a direct concordance between the Facebook and Twitter texts, while at the same time allowing them to develop different audiences by eliminating the link to the Facebook Page.

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“@Postmeaning” by David Knoebel (part 1 of 2)

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ose poem is published serially through a Facebook page which gathers all of its postings in its timeline since it began on February 27, 2011. The writing is surreal at times, mixing topics and language in ways that are grammatical but obeying an almost dreamlike logic, like Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons. Since its launching, every single one of its daily (or almost-daily) postings begins an ends with an incomplete sentence and even word, evoking a sense that it is part of a larger thought or text, yet there is no grammatical connection between any entry and the ones before or after.

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“White Room” by David Knoebel

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“White Room” by David Knoebel

“How I Heard It” by David Knoebel

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“Four Letter Words” by David Knoebel

Screen capture from "Four Letter Words" by David Knoebel. White text on a black background. 9 words arranged as an equilateral grid. Text "pout, aped, farmed, fain, dour, baal, oily, beta, food."
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“Thoughts Go” by David Knoebel

“The Click Poems” by David Knoebel

 

“Euclid” by David Knoebel

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“Walkdont” by David Knoebel

“A Fine View” by David Knoebel

 

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