The way I came up with this method for writing poetry was kind of a blur; due to the fact that I could still tell that I was alive and existent, I wasn’t really worried about very much.
Okay, big deal; I had had to have all of my blood replaced several times in the course of a live or die operation, in a foreign country; the fact was, and still remains, that I had yet to graduate my junior year of high school, in the Fall of 1988. World Paletting 2 was several months away, in the future that remained of my near-miss existence.
You see, in 1987, the American hospital that imperiled my existence might actually have indirectly paved the way for my post-stroke/post-brain surgeries /post-infusion of Viral Spinal Meningitis ability to pick up the shattered pieces of my thought processes and figure out a way to melt the pieces down and refashion them into a usable, working contraption: a thought, communication and learning contraption.
01 Decide upon the anchor (correlative) term. (tale/tail)
02 Produce a list of words and phrases that each contains a form of the anchor term.
03 Create an introduction that segues in to encapsulate the anchor term and the palette term.
04 Then, go about creating the written communication that fulfills the act of producing something that is communicatively all there; yet, cannot be exalted or condemned, due to the fact that, is your, personal creation.
What anyone has to say about it does not make a difference.
(I think you’ll really like this, if you keep reading unto the point at which I vivisect a few English 101 curricula; however, that will come somewhat later, in a subse-quent blog post.)