Digital Ream

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Digital Ream is a Web edition of the poem Ream, by Nick Montfort. Ream was originally written for print and paper.

  1. Ream is a 500 page poem.
  2. The writing of Ream was entirely imagined and executed on one day: April 5, 2006.
  3. On each page of Ream a single, one-syllable word appears, centered, in ordinary, 14-point type.
  4. Page numbers do not appear on any of the pages and are unnecessary, since the words are in alphabetical order.
  5. Pages 1-51 recapitulate Poe's "The Raven."
  6. The sexy part starts shortly after page 230.
  7. Ream can be read aloud in 12 minutes.

The first public reading of Ream was on April 26, 2006 at Speakeasy, a student-run open mic at the Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia.


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Digital Ream (Source: Author's Website)
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Alvaro Seica