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Entries from January 2018

Jumble Rhymes

January 28th, 2018 · No Comments

For anyone looking for new poetic forms, I offer the jumble, or anagram, rhyme. Instead of rhyming lines with words ending with the same phonemes, it uses anagrams. Here are four quadriliteral quatrains: When Peter heard the church bell peal, He shut his eyes, prepared to leap. Priscilla, features drawn and pale, Called out a […]

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Memorable Magazines (11): Perpetual Motion Journal

January 14th, 2018 · No Comments

Irvin R. Barrows published five issues of the Perpetual Motion Journal from 1967 to 1971. This issue contains “Will the 21st Century Repeal the Laws of Nature?” by Jay Mendell (reprinted from The Futurist), the fourth installment of a 1906 article from Cassier’s magazine, reproductions of patent applications from 1929 and 1931, and articles on […]

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