This excerpt was the inspiration for another twitter poem.
Tomorrowland, directed by Brad Bird, was a box office disappointment and has been poorly received by critics. It has a 49% on Rotten Tomatoes. A. O. Scott of the New York Times wrote that the film, “searching for incitements to dream, finds slogans and mistakes them for poetry.”
The full article is here on Buzzfeed.
our poetic voice
of heart’s passion
is reduced to
slowing the heart
until the pulse
To be honest, I’m not happy with the result because A. O. Scott says it so much better. There’s such poetry in his statement that my attempt to remix his words into something new seems feeble.
It’s a sentiment I like and one I will return to after it has composted in my head for a while longer.
What do you think of it? In the words of Count Rugen, “Remember, this is for posterity, so please, be honest.”