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Re: [BKARTS] Fibonacci series



Thank you so much , Judith, for enriching my knowledge. I'll get back to
you. Today I'm putting the finishing touches on a book arts exhibit, etc.  I
don't have time to ponder your poetry, but at first read the form and
content are provocative.
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Carmela Rizzuto
De Cordis Images
<decordis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>



> From: Judith Kerman <kerman@xxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: Book_Arts-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 00:41:31 -0400
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Fibonacci series
>
> Well, I was going to send a few samples by side-channel, but I guess 3
> inquiries counts as somewhat more interest...
>
> Fibonacci poems are a syllabic form. Typically the first two lines each
> consist of one single-syllable word, then the next line is 2 syllables
> (one or 2 words), then 3 syllables, then 5 then 8, then 13, etc.
> syllables, however many words are needed. A Mirror Fibonacci then
> reverses. There's also some sort of Golden Mean structure, and something
> called a Nautilus, more complicated, that I haven't tried. The guy who
> seems to have invented the form (or at least has put it online) is Denis
> Garrison. He's active in the online haiku community, which turns out to
> be big, active and serious. I can't find the page where the best
> explanations are; it's probably his, but his page seems to be down
> tonight.
>
> Anyway, here are two of mine - I've only written 3, actually. "Parable"
> is irregular, because the last line repeats the 13. "Motorcycle Jacket"
> is a mirror fibonacci. I like to print them centered (not something I
> normally do!)  BTW, I do not intend to put these into the public domain
> by posting them. Copyright Judith Kerman 2004; all rights reserved.
>
> Parable
>
> Small
> green
> apples
> fall on the
> ground around the tree,
> hard enough to bruise. Something soft
> appears where soil and apple kiss: rot begins to stain
> the metal with something the color of blood, sweetness.
>
>
>
> Motorcycle Jacket
>
> They
> walk
> through the
> dark garden
> cautious and breathless.
> The night surrounds them, black leather.
> They want to find something to tell each other about
> light, but the belt keeps tightening.
> Soon there will be no
> way to see
> his face,
> her
> eyes.
>
>
> It's fun - the form seems to generate unexpected content, which often
> happens to me when I work in forms.
>
> Judy Kerman
>
>
>
>>>> candy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 6/9/2004 11:51:51 PM >>>
> Dear Judy Kerman
>
> I want to know more about fibonacci poems.
>
> Candy
> candy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
> At 08:01 PM 6/9/04 -0400, you wrote:
>> Intensely cool. BTW, I am one of those crazy people who write
> fibonacci
>> poems (a syllabic form).
>>
>> Judy Kerman
>>
>>>>> judy@xxxxxxxxxx 6/9/2004 1:51:24 PM >>>
>> Cool.
>>
>> Signa
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
>> Carmela Rizzuto
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 8:21 AM
>> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Fibonacci series
>>
>>
>> For a fun look at this series and its relationship to the Golden Mean
>> go to
>> http://www.textism.com/bucket/fib.html
>> --
>> Carmela
>> <decordis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>
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