juxtaposition exercise

This is an exercise I learned from Allen Ginsberg at a conference entitled Writing Inside Out held in Santa Monica in 1994. He told us this is how he came up with the juxtaposed nouns angel-headed hipsters. Take a sheet of paper and fold it lengthwise down the middle to make two columns. In each column write twenty nouns. Then start pairing up those nouns to create unusual and unique word combos.

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