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Tohu wa Bohu

by alex wesley moore

Surreal Nonfiction
2018

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An extensive free-form poem in Texture with styling and graphics, February 1, 2019
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 1 hour
Tohu wa Bohu is intentionally poetic, utilizing allegorical language, stream-of-consciousness, and unusual punctuation and capitalization.

It's developed in texture, with a short, skippable intro followed by a 19-part quiz, with each quiz question actually a link to another poem segment, some with images or other enhancements.

I found it well-done and beautiful. The reason for my low score is my scale. I found it:

-polished, and
-descriptive,

but somehow I felt an emotional distance that kept me from fully enjoying the piece. And, occasionally, the sheer length of the piece made the dragging and dropping tedious, leading me to be unlikely to play again.

If you're interested in poetic IF, I'd check this out.

- Aryore, November 26, 2018

- AKheon (Finland), November 20, 2018

- Karl Ove Hufthammer (Bergen, Norway), November 16, 2018


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