NaPoWriMo 2014! Dada challenge!

1 April 2014:

This year I’ve decided to write one DADA poem a day for the entire April (NaPoWriMo) month.

I wrote this “concrete” DADA poem yesterday, but then I forgot it at work. (Bet you don’t hear that a lot!)

I took an article from a Time magazine article entitled “What Putin Wants” by David von Drehle and Simon Shuster (March 17, 2014) and underlined random words that seemed to speak to me. This is what I came up with:

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“Surrender!

Join us in song

Antagonists should sing ballads.

All together now!”

 

The Dutch performed doublespeak.

The Germans, propaganda.

The Russians were bluffing.

It was a bloody massacre.

 

The President watched from his armchair.

The songs rang hollow.

 

“Halt!” the brave Colonel intervened

everyone collapsed in pleasure.

 

 

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I am a 23 year old (at heart) who loves anything nonsensical

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