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Typography 23 - Jordan. by princepoo Typography 23 - Jordan. by princepoo
We were assigned to write an emulation poem of June Jordan or Mohja Kahf. A poem came out of it, and this came last night.

[Don't just hold my hand. Feel my heartbeat.]
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007-BloodyAlaizabel Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2007
I love how you threw in the extra words and jumbled the meaning of the overused ones. It's amazing. Simply amazing.
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tripping-on-this Featured By Owner May 12, 2007
oh my god!!! i can't even tell you... :love::heart::+fav::thumbsup:
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Lilabelle Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2007   Digital Artist
It feels...like the 'voice' is trying to convince themselves...
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weeeooo Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2007
wow. :jawdrop:
it's beautiful.
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DarkAngeLP26 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2007  Professional Photographer
wow very deep!
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tRaNce-eMoTiOns Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2006
nice one
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9wingedxdreamer Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2005  Student
though envoking poem....
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jimmyw Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2004
I hate that. No, I don't. :fav:
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qwerty-dot-me Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2004   Photographer
The words keep running up and down my spine and when I reach the last lines, it just seems to explode in my mind... WoW
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Zayuri Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2004
That's very touching. I like how you enfasize what you want to say and espress. It is very original :clap:
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Seizen Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2004
I can't understand the whole meaning because my poor english, but it's awesome, hurts hard. Shocked me, damn... :+fav:
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fatesmistake Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2004
you sing my song Sha.
and it looks beautiful in your typography style.
[:+fav:]
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freespace Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2004
Very cool, the choice of lettering brings out some pretty strong emotions. Well done yet again :)
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picadili Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2004
powerfull and put together well especially the way the words bleed together
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dantejoyce Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2004
once again, a beautiful beautiful poem. you touch me in all the right places
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korenna Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2004   Writer
i love it because it strikes a chord in me, and the way that is it presented is just... *wow*
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spiderling00 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2004
I really love the last line. Great job as always.
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82deg Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2004
i'm telling you now
i don't love you
so you won't tell me
tomorrow


:sniff:

beautiful work, as always, SH...love the minimalism as well :heart:
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OminousDream Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2004
I just have to say wow.

You caught the 'I say I don't love you, but I really do' feeling well, at least that's what I get from this, mostly because I'm in that place.

Beautiful piece, really. :3nod:
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princepoo Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2004
yes, that's what I was trying to capture.
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nathanieljc Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
geez...that is quite a thought, quite a view. It is very personal, and though it is not to anybody but yourself I can't help but think about using that to break a relationship with someone. (Ouch. Point taken. Insight gained.)

wonderful, strong, Alive. Welcome to Humanity feeling here.

I pity those that are afraid to live their lives, who are afraid of their humanity, their frailty. Such a fool to think that depression seems to be a friend of mine. A friend I am trying to kill.

And damn if the words [don't just hold my hand, feel my heartbeat], those make me shiver, that is the drop of inspiration for my new dev ID.
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Fatty- Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
Very well done, executed, what more can I say?
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hic-et-ubique Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
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panic
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PHOTOfanatic Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004  Professional Interface Designer
That is awesome. I LOVE it.
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mysterious-lass Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
Yes, I agree with iksela.
The blurty rhythm really does it for me. It's so honest and spontaneous, you know it's gotta be genuine.
I hope this is a fictitious bit of writing, and you're not really having this problem. If you are, I hope you don't show this to him/her. It could be quite heartbreaking.
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iksela Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
It's odd because when I read this I get the opposite feeling.
The feeling that you are trying to protect yourself, against your heart.
Anyway, love the rythm here.
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princepoo Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
that's exactly what i was trying to portray :)
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inomine Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
yes. yes. yes...
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dragonorion Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004
Dang, dude. It's not as good typographically as some of your other pieces, but MAN those words sting.

How much fiction?

~Orion
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revscrj Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004   General Artist
Yes.

The blurty fast breath metering and syllabic style are really appropriate to the emotion of it. Even the sudden heavy handed blind/bind rhyme falls in a place to create a bridge and is thus appropriate in feel and application.

Very good m'friend- especially for an assignment angled at imitating another's style!
<3
REVSCRJ
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xadeus Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004
heyyy cool, haven't seen any typography around, nice to see some, i think you did a very nice job here duuuuude :nod:
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muzikkman Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I like this as a whole but the uneven border is what really brings this piece out. As for the poem....that really isn't my area so I don't know what to say about it :)
Good stuff :nod:
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