Happy Birthday Danika Dinsmore

Danika Dale DinsmoreA happy birthday today to SPLAB Co-Founder Danika Dale Dinsmore, who co-founded the SPLAB project with me in 1997 (not to be confused with the organization that now uses SPLAB as its name.) In her honor I went to an anagram-generator to find ideas for this Present Beau:

Danika Dale Dinsmore

Hail ddd on this here day, you,
A Slinkier Om Addenda,
you A Adenoidal Nerd Skim,
you A Damasked Diner Lion,
you A Dole Skin Marinaded.

Happy happy day to:
A Radialised Den Monk,
A Snorkled Mania Did,
A Admiral Dosed Ken In,
A Dreamland Side Oink.

Best of this solar return to you:
A Sad Rekindled Amino,
Dreamlike Soda Inn Ad,
Mandrake Dined A Silo,
A Adrenal Dike’s Din Om,
A Animalised Den Dork.
A Alderman Sided Ikon,
A Mainland Sordid Eek.

A multiverse of blessings, to you, you:
A Adenoidal Kinder Ms,
A Adrenaline Odd Skim,
A Mainland Odd Eek Sir,
A Admiral Dined Ken So.
A Dadaism Inked Loner.


A Venereal Pole Stunt
Unproven Sleet Tale
Pullover Eaten Nest
Eventual Loners Pet

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) in Seattle, the Cascadia Poetry Festival and the August POetry POstcard Fest (PoPo). www.POPO.cards. He has published a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger) and American Sentences, a book of 17 syllable poems drawn from the first fourteen of his 20 years of daily practice. The tenth anniversary edition of that book includes Pig War: & Other Songs of Cascadia. He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets (see: https://paulenelson.com/americanprophets/) has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Bothell, Cumberland, BC, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois, Ukiah, CA, and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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