Google vs Dickenson?
While most of us look at Google’s autocomplete feature as a helpful tool, there are those that have come to view every submission as its very own line of prose. These, when studied, result in funny, absurd and occasionally deeply moving poems.
Back in October 2012, Sampsa Nuotio & Rasia Omaamheimo took to creating a blog called Google Poetics. A collection of searches from around the world that creatively showcases the worries, insecurities, doubts, self-diagnoses and of course, the taboo thoughts that one, even a few glasses of Rosé down, wouldn’t dare ask.
Check it out, even just for the self-assurance that in comparison to other people in this digital age - you aren’t quite the needy, hypochondriac, freak you once thought.