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Echan's Ubik remix

Page history last edited by PBworks 13 years, 6 months ago

Dick's Koan(and why--exposition)

 

Wake up to a hearty, lip-smacking

Bowlful of nutritious, nourishing

Wild new Ubik salad dressing, not

Instant Ubik has all the fresh flavor,

Friends, this is clean-up time and

Has perspiration odor taken you

Out of the swim? Ten-day Ubik

What’s a girl to do?Simply

Ubik toasted flakes, the adult cereal

Scrape-scrape are over. So try

Uninterrupted sleep without morning

So-so. But now, wow! Safe when

Out. Watch this simulated test.

For example, you borrow fifty-nine

Ubik. And be loved. Warning: use

That’s more crunchy, more

Used to think your coffee was only

Made only from fresh fruit and

Lift up your arms and be all at once

Pop tasty Ubik into your toaster,

Tasty, more ummish. Ubik

Taken as directed.

Glossiness and Ubik hairspra,

Not exceed recommended dosage

Only in Cleveland.

Ends worry of offending, brings

Cover new body in your hair, new

Italian, not French, but an entirely

Just-brewed drip coffee. Your

Mended portion at any one meal.

We said, with Ubik’s

Taste treat! Do not exceed recommended

Used as directed, is absolutely safe.

Breakfast cereal, the whole-bowl

Annoying problems facing you. Do

Faces with new miracle Ubik, the

Husband wil say, Christ Sally,

Helen; stomach’s upset. I’ll fix you

Fresh, ready to tackle all those little

Morning-after grogginess. You awaken

Out of the kitchen!

As directed.

We’re discounting all our silent,

Gene.

It takes more than a bag to seal in

Let’s see, that adds up to—

It’s about time a man’s face got

You back where the happening is.

Can’t make the frug contest,

Poscreds on an interest-only loan.

Prolonged use.

 

Taken as directed, Ubik provides

The best way to ask for beer is to

Perk up pouting household

Wrap—actually four layers in one.

Keeps freshness in, air out and moisture

New and different taste treat that’s

Self-winding Swiss chromium

Sing out Ubik.

Made from select

Could it be that I have bad breath,

My hair is so dry, so unmanageable

Thick of things fast. Taken as directed

Waking up the world. Wake up to

Never-ending blade, the days of

Tom? Well Ed, if you’re worried

Frets out of your debts. Suppose

With powerful germicidal foaming

Perfect flavor, Ubik is the nation’s

Zing into your thing! Safe when

About that, try today’s new ubik,

Ubik makes breakfast a feast, puts

Number one choice in beer. Made

Action, guaranteed, safe when

Hops, choice water, slow-aged for

Taken as directed

In just five days you’ll discover

Only as directed. And with caution.

Handled as directed.

Healthful all-vegetable shortening

When fixed as directed

Deoderant spray or ubik roll-on

Ubik! Ubik drops you back in the

Mean, Lift your arms and be all a

Support to bosom all day long

Yes, we’re throwing away the blue

And longline Ubik special bra

Curvier! New extra-gentle Ubik bra

Stick plastic coating. Entirely

Endless scrubbing, glides you right

Rub in creamy Ubik hair conditioner

And stomach. Remember, Ubik is

Once curvier! Supplies firm, relax

Electronic ubiks by this much money.

And remember, every Ubik

On our lot has been used only as

Only seconds away. Avoid prolonged

Ubik and be wild! Safe when taken

Directed, ubik speeds relief to head

We wanted to give you a shave like

Directed.

No other you ever had. We said,

Conscientious program of body hygiene

Harmless if used as directed. Saves

Cellar, go visit the lady at Ubik

Easy-to-apply, extra-shiny, non-

Food flavor; it takes Ubik plastic

Savings & Loan. She’ll take the

If money worries have you in the

Safe when used as directed.

 

I am Ubik. Before the universe

One knows. I am called Ubik, but

I am the word and my name is

The places they inhabit; I move

Never spoken, the name which no

That is not my name. I am. I shall

The worlds. I created the lives and

Was, I am. I made the suns. I made

Go as I say, they do as I tell them.

I put them here. They

Will always be.

 

This is really cool. I liked how you rearranged the Koans into an elongated enjambed poem. The use of linking to full stories on the wiki was an efficient use of the medium is message. This poetic form has a horrifying way of symbolizing a corporate bombardment on the brain. Kind of like watching 100 commercials on fastforward but perceiving all the images and sounds. I shall call it Comoverkillcial!

Grade=A-

 

Call Me Ishmael

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