"TUP" and "Acephalic NUP NUP"


I hit the ball with my big Put.
I put a hole in one.



Acephalic NUP NUP

Headless poor unting nut nut not pooh unch nut headless nodding
pooch unning and pool unch the headless nut poot ut poon ut nut nut
nut nut nut nut nut nut nut nut do that now immediate pook ot no
no no spoo ace.!? Punk no poop unk poo unk poom unk poof unk poohah
unk not the headless not the acepoo halic nut the acepoo halic
poobah unk that's it the acepootlie halic pookie unk poo ut the acepoo
halic poo unk upoo side down and you have a TV with the tiny
maybe not oh secretive oh secretive memos sent from one poochie-poo to
another what can you do with candy excepoo t poo unter not!
It's plooperfect!
Just as it is!
(good night, TUP)



Maria Damon teaches poetry and poetics at Pratt Institute of Art. She has written scholarly books about modern "American" poetry and collaborative poetry books with Adeena Karasick, Alan Sondheim, mIEKAL aND, and Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, and has published two chapbooks of x-stitch visual poetry.

Alan Sondheim

Alan Sondheim is a new media artist, musician, writer, and performer concerned with issues of virtuality, and the stake that the real worldhas in the virtual.  His virtual work is known for its highly complex and mobile architectures.  He is one of the originators of "codework." He has used altered motion-capture technology extensively for examining and creating new lexicons of behavior. His work deals with crisis and inadequacy. His texts, music, and images are at http://www.alansondheim.org and his Youtube videos are at https://www.youtube.com/user/asondheim/videos


Edited for Unlikely by Jonathan Penton, Editor-in-Chief
Last revised on Monday, August 21, 2023 - 11:20