[LMB] Fwd: Re: O.G. Rappers OT:

Baur baur at chello.at
Sat Aug 17 05:41:46 BST 2019


ahh .. pat - i think "jokul" means glacier in icelandic ..

servus

markus

Am 17.08.2019 um 01:21 schrieb Pat Mathews:
> Oh, yes. "Approximation of meter" indeed.... give it a century of development and you'd have metrical conventions well known to every scop or skald. And Jokul Skullsplitter would be glad to engage in a poetry slam with you guts. Did you notice - his first name *means* "volcano" in the tongue of his glacier-ridden island.
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> Eric Oppen >
>   I was doing it
>> rap-style, [and] clearly had the whole poem so memorized that I could
>> do it even when lit up like a Christmas tree.
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> So clearly you should have been doing Clement Moore's "Visit from
> St. Nicholas"  in the style.
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> Although in my experience rap has more assonance than rhyme and
> odd emphasis in approximation of meter than regular rhythm.
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> YMMV, of course.
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