Interactive Poetry

version 2 by Michael Bacon

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  • Example: * Arid and Pale (without varied punctuation) - A short interactive poem.

        "Arid and Pale"

        Include Interactive Poetry by Michael Bacon.

        Table of Possible Lines (continued)
      Topic   line-number  Line   
      --   1  "Arid and pale"  
      "Arid"  2  "tan sandy dust"  
      "Pale"  2  "cracked skin"  
      "Tan"  3  "like her skin"  
      "Sandy"  3  "crunches soundlessly"  
      "Dust"  3  "whirls in a devil"  
      "Cracked"  3  "dried clay -"  
      "Skin"  3  "raw, bloody and dry -"  
      "Like"  4  "like her heart. [fin]"  
      "Her"  4  "dried after rain. [fín]"  
      "Skin"  4  "envelopes form. [fín]"  
      "Crunches"  4  "but not her bones. [fin]"  
      "Soundlessly"  4  "under her bare feet. [fin]"  
      "Whirls"  4  "so she squints. [fin]"  
      "Devil"  4  "as she prays. [fin]"  
      "Dried"  4  "she waits. [fin]"  
      "Clay"  4  "she cannot shape. [fin]"  
      "Raw"  4  "preparing a meal. [fin]"  
      "Bloody"  4  "sleeves discolored. [fin]"  
      "Dry"  4  "her eyes itch tearlessly. [fin]"   

        Test me with "arid / tan / skin / credits / thank you".