My friend Charlie Williams and his friend Emma Hooper did a neat project back in August called the “Wikipedia Daily Challenge.” From their site:
Every day we hit “random” on Wikipedia. We then have 90 minutes to write and record a song about whatever article pops up. These are the results.
It sounds like a fun way to generate art. I like their results too.
When I clicked the “random article” button for myself, a moth came up. I’ve been writing about moths/butterflies all semester! Here goes anyway:
as in, frigid.
wooly night, cold thing.
the physiology of insect diapause.
chilled pupa, you grow slow.
in the photo, your wings
explode from your body:
a space articulates your anatomy.
a close relative, L. wyatti: larvae in the sand
at the base of the silver burweed.