Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Blog

Join us in a great new word game
designed to tlickle and delicght your bilingual brain!

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The challenge?
Compose petite poèmes comprehensible completely both en Français and English!

C’it’s simple!

Voilà an example.

Fool(lement) Desire

J desire tU.
J desire tU enormusmly-ment!
Qu(when)and tU r en NY, & J en Paris . . . depressive = J :(
J fool(lement) desire tU . . . J (be)comme Mr. Bean.

C’it’s a game.jeu.

C’it’s litérature.

C’it’s . . . Poéstry!

The Rules?
Compose in couplets.distichs.
(Rimes not necessairey.)
Apart(ça) from that, all.tout’s acceptable: cognates, symboles, numb3rs, proper names proprem, etc.
Mutuallmently intelligible neologismes sont.are grandly encouragayed.
Orthographye & grammaire traditionel be.soit damnayed!
The poèmes will communiquate(ront) any moyeans necessaire!
C’it’s experimentale!
C’it’s seulement pfor amusement only!

How to Play
Tweet your poéstry to the hashtag #poestry. We’ll be watching!

Watch for The Tournament of la Poéstry project in conjunction with Chercher le texte,the conference of the Electronic Literature Organization in Paris, September 23–27, 2103.