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Here Comes The Blockchain Poetry Auction: A Villanelle

By

Daniel

Putney

WriterETHNews.com

Blockchain and poetry may complement one another.

The Blockchain Poetry Auction was created yesterday
At the Hong Kong NIFTY conference and hackathon.
The collaborators hope their platform will be a poetry mainstay.

CoinFund and Uniqx are making literary headway.
Co-founder Aleksandr Bulkin sees the poetry market's new dawn.
The Blockchain Poetry Auction was created yesterday.

Bulkin's goal is to re-establish "poetry as a viable way
"[T]o feed your family" – a salary to rely upon.
The collaborators hope their platform will be a poetry mainstay.

Collectors can purchase unique poems to add to their dossier.
Poets sign their work and allow ownership to pass on.
The Blockchain Poetry Auction was created yesterday.

Author Frederick Turner had something to say:
Poetry "needs to be justly compensated"; its value is foregone.
The collaborators hope their platform will be a poetry mainstay.

Turner concluded that blockchain opens the doorway
To "help incentivize the medium" and pass the literary baton.
The Blockchain Poetry Auction was created yesterday.
The collaborators hope their platform will be a poetry mainstay.

Daniel Putney

Daniel Putney is a full-time writer for ETHNews. He received his bachelor's degree in English writing from the University of Nevada, Reno, where he also studied journalism and queer theory. In his free time, he writes poetry, plays the piano, and fangirls over fictional characters. He lives with his partner, three dogs, and two cats in the middle of nowhere, Nevada.

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