The Cleave Poetry Webzine [ISSN: 1758-9223]

Plan 9 from Outer Space by Jennifer Siegel

In submission on October 16, 2008 at 7:43 pm

Jennifer Semple Siegel is our newest cleave poet and has a new type of cleave:

“Cleave-movie poem” using a “seed poem” named after Mac Low’s diastic compositional model.

Here is a link to her site where it first appeared.

The seed poem is the text on the movie poster.

Plan 9 from Outer Space

A cleave poem for Puget
Unspeakable -- Mad Bela croaking L-O-N-G before wrap
    Horrors -- Worst  movie  ever made? Camp Sci-fi?
       From -- Sea to murky sea, a  cult hit
      Outer -- Cloaking for  chiropractor Tom Mason
      Space -- Vampie Vampira from  Outer Space
  Paralyze -- Almost. Nearly  tanking sans its Zombie star
       The --  Filming: never, never after dark
    Living -- Zombies: Pod People  9 years in future
       And -- Changeling costumes  morphing mid-scenes
 Resurrect -- The continuity  person
       The -- Star: Ed Wood  who pulled it off anyway
     Dead! -- Viral!

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    1. Thanks for including me!


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