Poem Simply Titled 'Poem' by Grant Guy at Spillwords.com
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Poem Simply Titled ‘Poem’

Poem Simply Titled ‘Poem’

written by: Grant Guy


for stuart sherman

he said I don’t read poetry
there’s something about poetry that irks me

so he wrote a poem about it
to let the world know how he felt
and moved an object
of my choice



Stuart Sherman who died in 2001. He created a unique form of theatre/performances he called spectacles. They involved the manipulation of common objects. He was also a film/video maker, visual artist and poet. In a documentary on Sherman by Deacon an interviewee made the comment about poetry irking him.

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