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‘Best leave it to the pros and cons’: Exquisite Corpse poems, Fall 2017

Here are this fall’s Creative Writing classes’ poems written in the Exquisite Corpse method.  What I love about these lines is how they were created almost randomly but seem to have a kinda of weird logic. I like how some of … Continue reading

‘Live like you’re already dead’: Exquisite Corpse poems, August 2016

Here are this fall’s Creative Writing classes’ poems written in the Exquisite Corpse method. See here for previous semesters’ poems. Why even go to the extreme of doing absolutely nothing. Pretty girls are not nice guys. Nice guys don’t get … Continue reading

‘Really interesting people look ugly at times’: An Exquisite Corpse hallway display

Here is my current display (in the hallway outside my classroom) of my students’ Exquisite Corpse poems from the last couple of semesters.

‘T’was the night before the end of time’: Exquisite Corpse poems, January 2016

Here are my current semester’s students’ Exquisite Corpse poems. See the explanation for how we created these here. See earlier samples here, here, and here.   I am in love with only one friend: you. Small towns are full of pumpkins … Continue reading

‘Amazing like a minotaur’s mancave’: Exquisite Corpse poems (3 of 3)

See previous recent Exquisite Corpse poems by my current students here and here. These lines are from my 9th hour class. “Like I really care” is how war starts. People love when this class ends and then starts again. Beauty … Continue reading

‘Every guy is a serious conversation with a kangaroo’: More Exquisite Corpse poems (2 of 3)

More new Exquisite Corpse poems from this semester’s creative writing class; these are from my fourth-hour section. See here for more from this fall. Guts are in the body and the mind. Tranquility on the moon when the moon blows up … Continue reading

‘Most flowers die fast or get passed gas’: Exquisite Corpse poems (1 of 3)

New Exquisite Corpse poems from this semester’s creative writing class, second hour. Minor changes (punctuation, appropriate word endings) were made to improve readability. I love how poems created somewhat randomly, unintentionally, end up being so wonderfully surprising. He shaves your … Continue reading

‘Punk rock is not my dear Aunt Frank’: More Exquisite Corpse Poems (2nd of 2)

For introductory explanation, see previous post. Her origami smells like your love of dogs. Fast running is not very reliable. Now is the time for score, and seven years until my cat dies. Money is my favorite thing, with some … Continue reading

Poems: Noses smell like other noses (Exquisite Corpse, 2 of 2)

Here are some more lines I took from the Exquisite Corpse poems we, my students and I, made this semester. Minor changes (punctuation, appropriate word endings) were made to improve readability. I know this is a long list, but there … Continue reading

Poems: Power corrupts and absolute Power Rangers are very cool (Exquisite Corpses, 1 of 2))

Here are some lines I took from the Exquisite Corpse poems we, my students and I, made this semester. Minor changes (punctuation, appropriate word endings) were made to improve readability. I know this is a long list, but there were … Continue reading