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hammerhands
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Posted - 07/28/2016 :  01:15:44  Show Profile  Visit hammerhands's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I was listening to this episode of CBC's Ideas

here

about a book is called 15 Dogs in which two gods are at a bar in Toronto
and they bet on whether a dog given language could be happy.

One of these dogs becomes a poet.

At about 28:45 they talk about the form of the poetry, poeme pour une chein,
which was created by Francois Caradec of a group called Oulipo. Embeded
in each poem is the name of a dog, like "Max" is in the line, "The grim axe has
come around."

Edited by - hammerhands on 07/28/2016 01:45:40
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