Tag: interactive poetry

Save Me or Let me Go…The Will of E.R. Millhouse

“Living Will” by Mark C Marino is an interactive poem that names the reader executor of networking tycoon E. R. Millhouse’s will, which is the interactive poem. Millhouse is dying of a parasite infection he caught in his time working and living in the Congo. In making allotments, Millhouse divides his wealth and estate among four people: his son, Nigel;…

Paperwounds by Andy Campbell

Adam Campbell’s “Paperwounds” takes its readers to a dark place; to a mind of suicidal thoughts and depression. The reader is presented with a crumpled up suicide note.  We can click on certain words which are highlighted and pulse red.  There is also a sound effect, a sort of technological beep which goes off whenever the mouse hovers over the…

Jörg Piringer’s Soundpoems

After browsing Vol. 2 of the Electronic Literature Collection for a bit, I stumbled across these nifty things:   They are Jörg Piringer’s Soundpoems, titled “gravity and reflection,” “predator vs. prey,” and “food chain.” Unlike most poetry, there’s not much to actually read. Also, what is there to read (letters) are moving around on the screen. Also, they make noises,…