The first of these is a sort of computer-generated collage in the style of works that appeared in Gulf in 1998, composed on a pre-Windows 95 computer while I was in graduate school in the mid-90s. The second is an attempt to take a piece of prose and turn it into something dramatic, or at least mildly poetic, using search and replace, kind of like what I did with my short essay “When Lilacs Last in the Door” that appeared in “computerized Scots” in Fashionable Noise in 2003. I don’t remember when I made this.

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