Poet Darby Larson boldly experiments in his verse and in a 2009 posting (found months ago at darbylarson.blogspot.com but no longer there) I found these three stanzas -- three of the more-than-six-quadrillion possible arrangements of a particular list of eighteen words.

Suppose there's morning

angry in your wake-up eyes

and the beads hung sway

surely windy noise is what.

Suppose in your beads

hung there's morning angry

noise and windy wake-up

eyes sway is the surely what.

In your noise suppose the

windy beads sway angry

and there's morning hung

what wake-up eyes is surely.

I have enjoyed puzzling over Larson's arrangements and may try my own. My posting for 16 May 2011 shows a bit of my own experimentation with permutations of smaller numbers of words.

Despite lots of searching, I have not found a way to contact Larson online, but his poems are available -- here, for example, at

Despite lots of searching, I have not found a way to contact Larson online, but his poems are available -- here, for example, at

*Sleeping Fish*. Also I have found this htmlgiant posting by Larson -- in which he links to information about an Electronic Text creative writing course at NYU, taught by Adam Parrish. These are leads I will follow to learn more.
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