Chris Joseph

When One Hundred Million Million Poems Just Isn't Enough

This piece extends Raymond Queneau’s seminal 1961 piece ‘Cent mille milliards de pomes’. It uses 14 conjunctions, 207 pronouns/names, 584 verbs, 362 adjectives, 100 colour names, 1258 nouns, 4 punctuation symbols, 16,777,216 colours and up to 60 lines to create a potential of 310,000,000,000,000,000 million (310 sextillion) variations.


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