Friday, March 2, 2018

1 BAT - Let's Write a Poem

Writing a poem from the scratch is a difficult task; only poets can do it and only great poets can do it well. However, some poet's works can be excellent sources of inspiration; so there we go: this time we are going to use some visual poems by the Catalan poet Joan Brossa (1919-1998).

I want to thank the Fundació Joan Brossa for letting me use them.



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35 comments:

  1. Who can that person be?
    Is it a boy?
    Is it a girl?
    Or is it a friend?
    Or a relative?
    A person from the police station?
    A message from a stranger?
    The love of my life?
    The start of something special?
    The end of my times?
    And do I dare
    to meet
    that person?

    Joel Rivera

    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem L'ALTRE -THE OTHER ONE (1988)

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  2. A CIRCULAR CUBE

    What can it be?
    Is it a dice?
    Or is it a ball?
    Can it be my future?
    Can it decide who wins?
    Does it make you more mature?
    Or does it change people into kids?
    What if I toss it?
    What if I play?
    Should I protect myself?
    Or should I give up the game?
    Do I dare
    to roll
    it?

    Jordi Lluch Ortiz – 1rst Batx B
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa’s visual poem “Round dice” (1969-1982).

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  3. The other side

    What can it be?
    Maybe it's a train.
    why am I here?
    Why doesn't it stop
    at any station?
    Where am I going?
    What is my destination?
    Is it taking me
    to the other side?
    Is it going to be
    alright?
    I don't know
    The answers aren't clear
    And do I really
    want to know
    them?

    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem letter train (1989)

    Ana Rodríguez 1 bat B

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  4. What can it be?
    Is it for me?
    Is it a ball?
    Or an egg?
    Or a coconout?
    A hockey mask?
    A white helmet?
    A tiny planet?
    The smallest bowling ball?
    The whitest bullet?
    And ought I
    to throw
    it?


    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa’s visual poem Round dice (1969)

    David Miró Hernández

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  5. THE SPECIAL DICE

    What can it be?
    Is it a dice?
    Is it round?
    Or a ball?
    Or a toy?
    A dice with a special meaning?
    A dice with a special numbers?
    And do I dare
    To throw
    It?

    Judith Rodríguez Gallego- 1rst Batx B

    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "Round dice" (1969-1982).

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  6. YOU AND I

    How can it be?
    Can one person change it all?
    Can you run my world?
    Is it responsibility of the four leave club?
    Or is it a matter of luck?
    Should I fly away as a dandelion?
    Or should I hide away as a chameleon?
    Do I realize
    I see the best version of myself in your eyes?
    And do I need you
    To be(come)
    It?


    María Chaves, 1st BAT A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem YOU (1988)

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  7. THE OTHER FACE

    Who can it be?
    Is it a mirror?
    Is it my imagination?
    Is it a shadow inside me?
    Is someone behind me?
    Do I really want to know the truth?
    Do I really feel my youth?
    Can you see it?
    Why can't I see it?
    And do I want
    to see the face under?

    Malena Rodríguez Ortiz, 1st BAT A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem THE OTHER ONE (1988)

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  8. Who can it be ?
    Is it going to kill me ?
    Is it the end of my life ?
    Or just other nightmare ?
    In my hand I have a knife
    Should I say anything to my wife ?
    Who can be the mask
    Who can I ask ?
    And do I dare
    to face
    It ?

    Dani Bricio,1st Bat B
    Poem ispired in Joan Brossa's visual poem L'altre-The other one (1988)

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  9. A,B,C,D...


    What should be next?
    What does it mean?
    Maybe "E".
    Just the alphabet should it be.
    Let's throw the dice again:

    Y,O,U...
    Who is this
    that is calling me?
    Well, this must be for me.

    M,E,A,N,S...
    Now I'm so scared!
    So I just need help!
    Answer, please!

    Before this;
    I felt so free.
    Are you looking for something?
    Because I'm still frozen.
    N,O,T,H,I,N,G...


    Adrián Llamas, 1st BAT A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poems THE OTHER ONE (1988), LETTER TRAIN (1989) and YOU (1988).

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  10. FAKE LIFE

    What can it be?
    What face is real?
    Is it a lie?
    Is it your life?
    Is someone torn?
    Has fear won?
    Or is the heart hurt?
    Or a strange thought?
    Does your mind want to fly?
    Are your wings cut?
    Can't you bear the pain
    to live being
    yourself?


    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem L'ALTRE-THE OTHER ONE (1988)

    Sara Raimundo, 1st BAT B

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  11. THE GREAT MYSTERY

    What can it be?
    Are they really two people?
    Is it a strange monster?
    Or is it a simply one person with a mask?
    In this case,
    Is the person sad with a happy mask?
    Is it a beatiful mask in on top of an unpleasant face?
    And do I dare
    To explain
    this great mystery?

    Sara Besa, 1st BAT A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's poem THE OTHER ONE (1988)

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  12. What can it be?


    What can it be?
    Is it a dice?
    Is it a sphere?
    Or both things?
    Or maybe it's something ambiguous?
    Can it have different
    points of
    view?

    What can it be?
    Is it random?
    Is it something casual?
    Or maybe it has an order?
    Should I dare
    to throw
    it?


    Ainhoa Rey, 1st BAT A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa’s visual poem “Round dice” (1969-1982).

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  13. MY REAL SIDE ?

    What can it be?
    Is it a secret I try to hide?
    Is it a secret at all?
    Or are they my tears?
    Or are they my fears?
    Do you think this is easy?
    Do you think this will be messy?
    Is it the real me?
    Is it another side of me?
    Am I sure
    Of this
    Side?


    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem L'ALTRE -THE OTHER ONE (1988)

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  14. The uknown face

    Who can it be?
    Why does it use it?
    Is it hiding of me?
    Has it anything to tell me?
    Why is it wearing it?
    Does it want to scare me?
    Maybe it is shy?
    And doesn't want to show the eyes,
    should I ask to show me the face?
    or should I let it stay like that?
    Whithout knowing who is behind that mask?


    Marc Espinar, 1st BAT A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem YOU (1988)

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  15. THE MASK
    What can it be?
    What is it for?
    Do people know their unknown personality?
    Do people hide themselves behind it?
    How can we know if something is real or not?
    If all around us has a mask as we got?
    Do we walk among people with free souls?
    Do we always listen to real sounds?
    Which things do we consider the real ones?
    Which feelings do we feel like the true ones?
    How can we know
    if what we feel
    is real?

    Raquel Gallardo, 1st Bat A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem L'ALTRE -THE OTHER ONE (1988)

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  16. The alphabet train

    What can you do, to stop the letter train?
    The train of knowledge
    Can you stop words?
    Maybe you can't
    It doesn't matter how hard you try
    Can you stop knowledge?
    You can't stop the truth
    Will the train stop?
    We'll never get to know
    Will you take it?

    Pol Martínez, 1st BAT B
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "Letter Train" (1989)

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  17. THE STRANGE KEY

    What can it be for?
    What can it open?
    Would it take me to a great place?
    Or to a lost space?
    What if I found something
    disgusting,
    or maybe interesting?
    This lack of knowledge is making me mad,
    this feeling is so bad.
    The only thing that I'm sure is that it isn't made
    to make
    me feel a deep hate.

    Eugenia Porotova 1r Bat A

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  18. ESSENTIAL INSURANCE

    What can it be?
    Is it a code?
    Or a password?
    Or a padlock?
    Choose the right one to open the door.
    Is it the guardian of my soul?
    Break it, and you will lose everything.
    How can something so small keep such big things save?
    Remember:
    To open it, you have to keep it closed.
    Do you dare
    to risk
    everything?


    Samuel González, 1st BAT A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "Key" (1971-1982)

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  19. UNKNOWN FEELINGS

    Who can it be?
    Someone unknown?
    Or someone very close to me?
    Why is his face not shown?
    Why it looks like those feelings that we do not want to show?
    Doesn't he want to exhibit his smile?
    Or maybe his pain?
    It will be a bad time for him,
    and should we let the wound heal just like a starfish?
    Or should we try to aid him?
    And do I dare
    to help
    him?

    Arianna Pannunzi, 1st Bat A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "The other one" (1988)

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  20. WHAT IS THIS?

    What can it be?
    Is it a train?
    Is it an alphabet?
    Or are people queuing?
    Or is it just a sequence of letters for a drawing?
    Is the row going to any destination?
    Is the row going to stop at any station?
    Has it got a first letter?
    Has it got a first wagon?
    I can see the sart.
    I can't see the end.
    Should I think about it?
    Should I deduct it?
    And do I dare
    To get on...

    Asier Jaurrieta, 1st BAT A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem LETTER TRAIN (1989)

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  21. THE MASK
    Who can explain me
    Why does my heart beat?
    When did I imagin
    Who could bit be?

    I felt happy
    like the birds
    in the sky
    like the moon
    in it's tenderlight.

    Why did you lie to me?
    you were not the same
    but feelings change
    when the night comes
    and the darkness wants
    to steal our hearts.

    And I want to resist
    until the day returns
    with it's bright sun
    with it's sweet hopes.

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  22. What can It be?
    Is it a dice?
    Or is it a ball?
    Or a puff?
    Do you know what It is?
    Provably you don't know
    You need to touch It
    Your eyes are cheating on you
    Maybe It's a dice
    Maybe It's a ball
    But you don't know
    What can It be?

    Carlos Suárez – 1rst Batx B
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa’s visual poem “Round dice” (1969-1982).

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  23. THE MASK

    Who can it be?
    This thing scares me.
    Where is it?
    I can't know it.
    Who can it be?
    Maybe it's my shadow.
    How can I escape?
    It will always be inside me.
    Who can it be?
    It's my dark side
    What is it for?
    To protect me.

    Emma Jiménez

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  24. THE MASK
    What can it be?
    Is it for me?
    Is it a mask?
    Or is it a task?
    Or the representation of double personality?
    A sculture of one person of the city?
    Where is it?
    So, should I
    pick it
    up?

    Francesc Aguilera 1r BAT B
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem THE MASK

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  25. BLANK MASKS

    Real feelings covered
    by simple masks.
    Blank masks
    hiding what we are,
    what we love and hate
    about ourselves.
    Fear, love, rejection,
    desire, deception,
    loneliness, happiness;
    they all are jailed
    in our minds.
    Feeling scares people
    in this cold world.

    Elena Blanco 1r BATX A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem L'ALTRE-THE OTHER ONE

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  26. The key?
    What can it be?
    Is that a key?
    Or is that the alphabet?
    Why should we use it?
    To open our brain?
    To be smarter?
    Do I dare
    to unlock
    my brain?

    Carla Rodríguez 1st BAT B
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "Key"

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  27. A HIDING PLACE
    What can it be?
    Is it the second face of a person?
    Is it a protection of yourself?
    Or a theater mask?
    Or a hiding place for the soul?
    What have I got behind?
    Is it the real face?
    Or another mask?
    When did I wear it?
    Do I still remember my real face?
    And do I dare
    to take it
    off?

    Bi Hui Lin 1r Batx A

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  28. THE LUCKY FATE

    Is it a dice?
    Is it a ball?
    Is it both?
    Or none?
    Are those dots going to define my luck?
    Or is it fate who determines my path?
    Is your destiny linked to mine?
    Or are we just random elements meant to collide?
    Is this object a reality?
    Or a perception of mine?
    Is it both?
    Or none?
    And do you see the same
    as I
    do?

    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "Round dice" (1969-1982)
    Laia Doval Rodríguez, 1st BAT A

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  29. Soulmate

    who can it be?
    will it be my soul?
    will it be yours?
    what can I say to it?
    where can I find myself?
    should I listen to him?
    where did he hide?
    maybe it is on the top of my mind?
    he made myself blind
    do I dare
    to change
    it?

    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "The Other One" (1988)
    Javiera Díaz, 1st BAT B

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  30. What can it be?
    is it a key
    take it
    and start your dream
    and sure that it is a key?
    or a flag fix on Donut?
    this hypothesis is strange,but
    this poem is mine,okey?
    Now, you have a question
    today,you can't go to sleep
    thinking all the time
    what can It be?

    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem KEY

    Pedro Gálvez, 1st BAT B

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  31. DICE AND BALL
    What can it be?
    Why is the dice like a sphera?
    Why is the ball like a cube?
    Is this a ball or a dice?
    Which game can you play with this object?
    The start of two games?
    The end of both?
    And do I dare
    To play
    It?

    Ariadna Martínez Lara – 1rst Batx A
    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa’s visual poem “Round dice” (1969-1982).

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  32. THE MASK

    7Who’s behind that mask?
    Who’s that person I thought I knew?
    What personality is hidden there?
    What
    Do you know how I feel?
    Do I know a good person?
    Why do you lie to me?
    Why don’t you show how you really are?
    If I don’t know who you are, will I be able to love you again?
    If you really love me, why don’t you show me how you really are?
    Where is the truth?
    Where are you?
    Are you that person I thought I knew?
    Are you that person I thought I loved?

    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "The Other One" (1988)
    Marina Cañizares Sánchez, 1st BAT A

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  33. What can it open?
    A door?
    A parallel word?
    Or maybe open every door?

    What can happen if I open it?
    Will I discover things?
    Will I start a new life?
    Or simply nothing?

    Who is the owner of the key?
    Will it be lost?
    Will it be for me?
    Do I dare to use it?

    KEY. Nerea Arce 1st BAT A

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  34. VISUAL POEM
    What can it be?
    What is it for?
    Is it random?
    Is it a future plan?
    Can I use this for plan my future?
    Can I use this to make spell?
    Is it a shpere?
    Ori s it a dice?
    Do I want to throw the dice?


    Poem inspired in Joan Brossa's visual poem "Object poem" (1969)
    Cristina Roca Alonso, 1st BAT B

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  35. Can you see my face?
    Can you see my body?
    How I was?
    How I am?
    Probably you know
    Do you know my personality?
    Do you know what I think?
    Do you know the way I am?
    Really, you don't know

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