Marcus Goodyear and Matt Priour have been conspiring over the past several weeks to create a tool – a game, actually – that might be used for TweetSpeak poetry jams, among a lot of other uses. It debuted at TweetSpeak Poetry on Thursday night. And it worked.
Anticipation was high. Two of our online poetic community were talking rather excitedly about it before the session began, and, well, Twitter being what it is, we were able to capture their conversation. They speak poetry, of course. TweetSpeak Poetry.
Here’s an introduction to our high-tech poetry jammin’.
KO and NR Sing Take Me Out to the (Tech) Ballgame
This isn’t slow pitch any more. I think
I might be sitting on the bench tonight,
but watching and cheerleading
I don’t care if this is the big
leagues. I am gonna get in a couple of
swings at that fast ball.
Spit on hands, bat ‘er up, baby…
If this things works maybe i can get
up to bat a few times tonight! Oh… it
It seems FUN. Genius. Do
you spit on your hands or
the bat? i spit on my
hands…how about you?
Oh no!!!! No deleting! I
better watch what i say here
(because editors may be lurking).
OOooh, I’ve never played fast
pitch before, sort of
Get your game face on, woman!
Bring some words!
I hear that there will be ice
tea with sugar…
You guys are so
funny. See you
later for a
- Do You Remember the First Poetry Book You Bought? - September 26, 2023
- Poets and Poems: Yvor Winters and “Selected Poems” - September 19, 2023
- “The Battle of Maldon” by J.R.R Tolkien, Edited by Peter Grybauskas - September 12, 2023