(Not to be confused with other people named Jay Scott.)
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Latest addition: Take a Swan Song and Make It Brighter, added 2 October 2013.
Read my best poems or look to the blue bar on the left. Most of these were originally written for the Daily Whale, my daily joke, epigram, or satirical tidbit. All are short; most are funny; all are formalist (no free verse, other than the odd parody), though some of the forms are alien to tradition.
The aim and the error form one word
that gathers its storm clouds in and speaks
when the worm god in the apple meets
the stone god in the bird.
I also wrote a poetry program, Authorial Intent.