Saturday, October 31, 2020

Hei Kuu by Michael Jacobson is available now at Amazon! Post-Asemic Press #013




My autobiographical collection of Senryu poetry Hei Kuu is available now, at Amazon, from Post-Asemic Press. I wrote the book during my last year of drinking and edited it during the past 5 months that I have been sober. It covers my life and my thoughts and is mostly true with a little bit of mythology thrown in for good measure.

Senryu poetry and asemic writing complement each other well because they both developed outside of academic writing. Hei Kuu covers my formative years as a writer and artist who has a condition called schizoaffective disorder, but still gets out of bed every morning to run Post-Asemic Press.

The poems are short and can be read in a single breath. They are also highly scrollable, and are easy to jump from one poem to the next. I tried to stick to a 5-7-5 syllable/morae pattern as in more traditional Senryu/haiku mainly for an Oulipo like constraint and personal challenge even though I know a lot of contemporary authors don't abide by this tradition; I was for the most part successful, but about 10 of the 409 poems don't follow this pattern.

The name Hei Kuu is from Finnish and means "Hello Moon," and is also a play on haiku. I am mostly a Finnish/English American/Turtle Islander writer who approaches writing from a visual art background. I have always loved books and Hei Kuu is my modest contribution to poetry. I hope you check it out!


"Hei Kuu means "Hello Moon" in Suomi (Finnish). These are the 409 Senryu, quasi-haiku, ribald-punk, sacred-profane, experimental-illness, schizo-affective, lunatic-lunar, computer-telepathic, anarchic-autobiographic, noita-divining, agnostic-confessional, poem-stories behind my wild western asemic writing life."

—Michael Jacobson, Minneapolis, summer 2020

"An Autobiography of Splinters"

—Tim Gaze, author of Glyphs Of Uncertain Meaning


Product details

  • Paperback : 109 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1734866223
  • Product dimensions : 6 x 0.25 x 9 inches
  • Item Weight : 7.8 ounces
  • Publisher : Post-Asemic Press (October 30, 2020)
  • Language: : English
  • Price: $15.00


HERE ARE SOME SAMPLE POEMS:

1. 

Bullshit from heaven

Watch out below amigo

We are not sparrows


2.

Flying clairvoyance

Azure schizophrenic sky

Zen metal fatigue


3. 

Pluvial plooplu

Plop plum plilly plow plooplo

Plat plur plowndy ploof


4. 

Chicken pants remorse

Save for ass taco college

Money gigolo

 

5.

Thoughts of boring porn

Abysmal sex drive signal

Granular pathos


6. 

Cowboy aint happy

A colonoscopy rope

Silver bull spurs

 

7.

Quit America

The season god Rimbaud

Shoots up the movies

 

8.

Leave me alone voices

Get your bone ore off yonder

Mind closed for repairs


CLICK ON THE LINKS TO PURCHASE HEI KUU AT AMAZON:

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

FineArtAmerica Shop for Post-Asemic Press and Michael Jacobson



I set up a shop for Post-Asemic Press, my art, and asemic writing at Fineartamerica. This site will mainly focus on my personal art prints. So if you are looking for something cool to hang on your walls or a PAP coffee mug to get you through the cold winters, look no further. Click here for the shop.





Sunday, August 30, 2020

Updated cover art for Hei Kuu by Michael Jacobson | Post-Asemic Press #13. Look for it to drop in November of 2020!




Hei Kuu, means Hello Moon in Suomi (Finnish). These are the 409 Senryu, quasi-haiku, sacred-profane, ribald-punk, experimental-illness, schizo-affective, lunatic-lunar, computer-telepathic, anarchic-autobiographic, noita-divining, agnostic-confessional, OuLiPo-constrained, poem-stories behind my wild western asemic writing life.

—Michael Jacobson, Minneapolis, summer 2020


Sample Poems:


1.

Bullshit from heaven
Watch out below amigo
We are not sparrows




2.

Flying clairvoyance
Azure schizophrenic sky
Zen metal fatigue




3.

Pluvial plooplu
Plop plum plilly plow plooplo
Plat plur plowndy ploof




4.

Chicken pants remorse
Save for ass taco college
Money gigolo

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Code Poems: 2010-2019 by Francesco Aprile is available now from Amazon! Post-Asemic Press #012

Code Poems: 2010-2019 by Fancesco Aprile with an introduction by Volodymyr Bilyk is available now at Amazon!

This book is a collection of "Code poems" that the author wrote between 2010 and 2019. He used different languages: pseudocode, Html with Javascript, Css, Php and Laravel, found code, command-line executions and git, errors log from Katalon, Mvn and Katalium. The recent history of writing provides a large part of the context for the reception of the information technology in literature. After a high school diploma about information technology, the author studied Science of Philosophy. During degree course, he matured the idea to work on relations between code and poetry. His first research in this field takes the name of "Poetic algorithm" (2010). With his first poetic algorithm, written in pseudocode, he won in 2016 the Source Code Poetry Challenge in "Most artistic" category. Code poems are cracks in the technical workflow, a poetic manumission in a language that is stranger for the poetry. Codes reveal the differential state of themselves as writing and poem, but these are always codes.

"Aprile is the Jeff Wall of techno-debris. His poems are short circuits, cracks in a technical workflow, hidden in plain sight inside a cityscape of stack traces."
 —Nick Pelling, blogger at Cipher Mysteries


Product details

  • Paperback: 70 pages
  • Publisher: Post-Asemic Press (August 2, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1734866217
  • ISBN-13: 978-1734866216
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces

 2 sample code poems:


1.
<?php
namespace App;
use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model;
use Laravel\Scout\Searchable;
class SearchPoetries extends Model
{
            use Searchable;
            protected $fillable = ['existence', 'world', 'poem'];
            public function toSerachableArray() {
                        $array = [
                                    'id' => $this->id,
                                    'existence' => $this->existence,
                                    'world' => $this->world,
                                    'poem' => $this->poem,
                        ];
                        return $array;
            }
}
?>


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html, body {
            padding: breaths;
            margin: rhythmic-structure;
}
html {
            font-size: 100%;
}
.wrapper {
            max-width: augmented-consciousness;
            text-align: full-immersion-stream-of-consciousness;
            padding: breaths;
}
.wrapper h1, h2, h3, h4 {
            font-family: free-writing;
            font-weight: normal, bold and all incredible bodies of text;
            font-size: 100%;
            padding: breaths;
            margin: rhythmic-structure;
}
.wrapper p {
            font-family: free-writing;
            font-style: free-words;
            font-variant: multimedial-style-of-poetry;
            text-align: space-around;
            padding: breaths;
            margin: rhythmic-structure;
}
.existence {
            display: ex-sistere;
            flex-wrap: lacanian-want-to-be;
            effraction-of-the-sense: none(Roland Barthes);
            white-space: conjunction(F.S.Dòdaro);
            word-break: speak-without-speak(Confucio);
            quotes: goo goo g'joob goo goo g'joob;
}


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Code Poems: 2010-2019 is available now at Amazon:

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Francesco Aprile (Lecce, Italy) is a freelance journalist, poet and visual-poet, essayist. In 2010 he became a member of the literary movement called New Page-Narrativa in store, that was founded in 2009 by Francesco Saverio Dòdaro. Since March 2013 the cure of this movement has been at two voices: F. S. Dòdaro-F. Aprile, but currently he is the director of New Page (since August 2016). In April 2011 he founded the group of artistic research Contrabbando Poetico, subscribing the first manifesto. He is the co-founder of Unconventional Press (2012, with Cristiano Caggiula) and the magazine of experimental languages www.utsanga.it (2014, with Cristiano Caggiula). He is author of code poetry/poetic algorithm (2010), asemic cinema/asemic film (since February 2016), visual poetries, asemic writing, glitch and literary glitch, asemic-glitch writing, writing error, asemic ABC book.