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A twelve-page zine, collecting seven computational poems and a number of short prose pieces. Drawn from personal diary entries, the procedure of the Markov chain obscures and abstracts the writing into tone.

about the series

Markov chains are a swarm of mechanical wasps—text is their wood, which they chew and digest into a mushy pulp before reshaping it into new forms.

content note

mentions of bodily harm and suicide.

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Published135 days ago
AuthorMatthew R.F. Balousek
Tagspoetry, zine


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