23 July 2002
Answer the following questions true or false. The results will help
us determine whether you are a newspoet.
- My daily life is full of things that keep me interested.
- There are many beautiful words that do not contain the letter E.
- The government is reading my poetry.
- I often find that the internet makes me nervous.
- Chomsky has a point.
- The New York Times tells little white lies.
- I have written poetry and have not been concerned about whether
it was publishable.
- I see news around me that other people do not see.
- Sometimes I read a newspaper and don't notice any facts.
- I think I would like the work of a typewriter.
- A nuclear war could have undesirable consequences.
- I sometimes wonder what anybody could possibly mean by "evil."
- I seldom worry about North Korea.
- I like to go to protests and other affairs where there is lots of
- Sometimes in elections I vote for people I don't think will win.
- I wish I were not bothered by thoughts about international trade
- I think I would like to be a folksinger.
- Cluster bombs make me uncomfortable.
- Ginsberg has a point.
- People should try to understand the newspaper and be guided or take
warning from it.
- Politicians often disappoint me.
- I have often read statements by people who were supposed to be experts
who were no better than I.
- Once in a while I read things too bad to write about.
- I think I would like the kind of work riot troops do.
- I am almost never physically sickened by the news.
- I wish I could be as happy as the people in People Magazine seem
- At times I understand so well it bothers me.
- I love my president, or (if the president is impeached) I loved
- Some days I don't find it hard not to give up hope.
- I breathe almost every day.
- Most people will use somewhat unfair means to gain profit rather
than to lose it.
- I think I would like the work of a nuclear weapons researcher.
- I almost never commit a felony.
- I like poetry.
Newspoetry at Spineless Books