Make and Share Your ReConstructed Poetry!

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px 0px 45px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”cs-ta-center”]Poetry (re)Constructed vol II-In which the user takes more control![/x_custom_headline][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px;”][cs_text]Today’s experiment is working with the first experiment, in which I made a (re)Constructed poem using three source texts and a python script. And then using javascript and jQuery made them ‘draggable,” so that users can take the text directly from the screen and move them around to (re)Create their own poem! That’s all fine and good, but if a tree falls in the forest and you can’t instagram it- who cares!- if its not on Instagram I don’t even know what we’re talking about?!?! So today I am trying to put together a meme making environment for (re)Created poetry.

So for today’s experiment I’m moving all the code over to P5.js so that we can give the user some more control! This one is really best if you try it yourself, but the quick overview is that you can now

1. Give your poem a title
2. Which will then create a canvas for you with your title, next to the original poem
3. So you can move and drag words over to your canvas and make your own poem
4. And then you can drop an image on to your canvas to make it the background of your (re)Created Poem. (you can also drop the image on your canvas before brining the words over if you want)
5. Take a screen shot of your (re)Created poem and post it to social media with the hashtag #languagerecreation

You can check out the video below for an example and or try it for yourself! Please check it out, and if you make something you like, or are willing to share, please post it to social media with the hash-tag #languagerecreation and lets make some poetry with and about the wor(l)d(s)![/cs_text][x_button size=”global” block=”true” circle=”false” icon_only=”false” href=”” title=”” target=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””]Try it yourself[/x_button][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px;”][x_raw_content]

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