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  • I doubt flarf would be as interesting if the whole world could come to a boring consensus that flarf is the exact equivalent to the Ode to a Grecian Urn. Same goes for the toilet.

    The End of History : Kenneth Goldsmith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Whether it’s uncreative writing, or an exploration of inappropriate material (as in flarf, or jennifer knox or tao lin or linh dinh or gabe gudding), I find poets who are working directly against the rather fusty definitions of what makes a poem and what belongs in a poem the most interesting.

    The End of History : Kenneth Goldsmith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Creative writing selections include a short story by Dan Pope, a recipe from Chef Mario Batali (accompanied by a quartet of haikus inspired by seasonal cooking) and Sharon Mesmer's "flarf" poems culled from Google searches.

    Cool Hunting

  • This omits, for instance, "flarf" poetry composed through google interactions with the web as source material, or oral performances based on computational texts.

    PoetryFoundation.org

  • This omits, for instance, "flarf" poetry composed through google interactions with the web as source material, or oral performances based on computational texts.

    PoetryFoundation.org

  • This omits, for instance, "flarf" poetry composed through google interactions with the web as source material, or oral performances based on computational texts.

    PoetryFoundation.org

  • This omits, for instance, "flarf" poetry composed through google interactions with the web as source material, or oral performances based on computational texts.

    PoetryFoundation.org

  • "flarf" poetry post-2004 has entirely lost its way.

    Gaming Nexus

  • "flarf" poetry post-2004 has entirely lost its way.

    Gaming Nexus

  • "flarf" poetry post-2004 has entirely lost its way.

    Gaming Nexus

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  • A style of poetry in which poems are formed by a collage of quasi-random, serendipitously found words and phrases; poems or a poem in the style. (Double-Tongued Dictionary)

    May 18, 2008

  • Oh lovely, I never knew I always wanted to write flarf!

    October 22, 2008

  • An avant garde poetry movement of the late 20th century and the early 21st century using a grammatical assortment of Google searches for verse. Similar in style to spoetry.

    January 29, 2009

  • I am a big fan of flarf.

    January 29, 2009