Author: gabbyc

Watch your cholesterol

In this piece of electronic literature, “Tasty Gougère” Helen Burgess takes her own spin on Taroko Gorge by adding an edible element to the poem.  She remixed the piece to now have words of unhealthy nature such as fatty, butter, pastry, herbs, crusts, brie and so on. She also put a warning on the side that would tell the level of…

The Dome of Words

I began to explore different sites to try and discover a piece that was unusual and I stumbled upon a website known as “the code of things” which was created by  Benjamin Laird where he created a project that, “investigation into biographical poetry in print and programmable media. Specifically, how the media in which biographical poetry is written changes the nature…

Life’s Soundtrack

Life is always going at an alarming pace. Time escapes the mind as we go through our everyday tasks and sometimes we reach a point where simplicity is non-existence. In the interactive essay, “Window” by Katherine Norman in 2012, the author pays homage to John Cage, a composer who was well known for his composition, 4’33”.  John Cage was born…

The Un-shattered Glass

Take a story, a story that was a total accident and yet probable. Now put a name to that story, a name that is an author in which many have recognize and would believe it to be unbelievable. This is the story of a fun party trick between a husband and wife missing the mark. This is the story of…

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