Using Python (Anaconda), NLTK, WordNet, Alchemy, pattern.en, and pyenchant
to analyze and perform word replacement
on a corpus of 10,119 poems scraped from the PoetryFoundation
and generate 7,769 poems in approx. 2 hours and 30 minutes.
This is a real-time hour-long screen-grab output
of the trace window in SublimeText
as the poetry-gen program runs.
- 8:40-9am: 1097 Poems
generated on 2014-08-20 at 8:40-9am
- 9-10am: 3125 Poems
generated on 2014-08-20 at 9-10am
- 10-11am: 3574 Poems
generated on 2014-08-20 at 10-11:09am
And here is another episode of “Crawling Toward Creeley” (in this episode: a variation on the ‘Gnomic Verses’ generated then modified)