I usually resist these fads that sweep Blogovia at regular intervals, but I can’t resist Rob’s Amazing Poem Generator. Put in your URL, getcher poem. Here’s mine; I may adopt “herewith a clue about these matters” as the official LH motto. Or perhaps “Posted by consulting the late Stan Brakhage.” (Via wood s lot.)

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  1. OK, I did it for cassandra. How could I not smile at:
    “Fruit vendors in my heart
    pounding as water towers”
    or (with a little re-punctuation):
    “But when she departs – the
    photographs of links, and
    the most famous author.”

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