Tuesday, April 08, 2008

My New Trampoline -- a trampoline poem/ a concrete poem

I believe this is my first attempt at posting original concrete poetry here on the blog (though I've posted a Douglas Florian concrete poem before), so if any of you have huge trouble reading this, I'd appreciate a heads up about browser/net related issues. It looks good on my computer, at least!

MY NEW TRAMPOLINE
by
Gregory K.



Hey,        Look at           I finally           hang of



       Mom!           me now!         got the


                                                                                 OW!


I'm posting an original poem each day in April in celebration of National Poetry Month. Links to this and other poems here on GottaBook (and I post all year round, because poetry is NOT just for April!) are collected over on the right of the blog under the headline "The Poems".

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9 comments:

TadMack said...

I think this perfectly captures my relationship with trampolines... This looked fine, even in Google Reader.

Tricia said...

I love getting your e-mails each day, but that means I'm lazy about commenting. I had to stop by this morning and thank you for starting my day with a smile.

MotherReader said...

Looks good on my Mac and it made me grin.

Anonymous said...

Very funny, Gregory! And it came through perfectly. Bravo on your string of poems so far!

David LaRochelle

Anonymous said...

I love it!!! Keep them coming...
-Monique Ruiz

Rita said...

HA! I shout with laughter!!

(Publish these, already!!)

Suzanne Gibson --- said...

Love it!

trampolines said...

Great poem! Looks good on my computer!

william said...

awsome but why does it crashes word doc when ever i try to ctrl c ctrl v it. i am a highschool student working on a poetry project i need to be able to use it