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Unread 03-13-2021, 11:59 AM
Martin Elster Martin Elster is offline
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Default Mesostic poem by John Cage

I was thinking about Aaron Novick’s recent poem at Metrical and was trying to find some of John Cage’s mesostics. I came across this video of Cage reading this amazing poem.

John Cage - Overpopulation and Art: A Mesostic Poem (1992)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzPneYqBLAI

Here is a short poem of John Cage:

For William McN. who studied with Ezra Pound

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poe...ith-ezra-pound

And here are a couple of links to articles about the mesostic:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesostic
https://johncage.org/pp/John-Cage-Wo...fm?work_ID=181

Here's a little item about John Cage himself:

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/john-cage

Last edited by Martin Elster; 03-13-2021 at 01:25 PM.
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