Prosetry

Prosetry

Prosetry is the fusion of philosophy and art that strives to make sense of the continually narrowing gap between utilitarianism and art. Prosetry has no strict forms, but its practitioners seek to find meaning in culture by weighing a particular topic's utility against its spirit. The word "prosetry" is a portmanteau of "prose" and "poetry".

Prosetry is investigative in nature. But it is somewhat abstract in its approach to artistic investigation. It is the artistically concrete examining art.

Commonly explored influences on art are postmodernism, commercialism, advertising, trendiness versus timelessness, and life spans and cycles of fads. If the proliferation of artistic genres in the late 20th century is symptomatic of a humankind's striving to project a socially marketable image of themselves, prosetry seeks to explore the reasons behind that striving.

Prosetry can be utilized through music, essays, poetry, drama, and film, or any art form that can explore its own societal influences.

Later reinvented in the city of Chicago by Vincent Lengerich, introduced at poetry bars as "The Most Hated Poet in Chicago" inside of his poem "The Green Mill" as a direct threat to people calling themselves poets in the poetry bar The Green Mill located on Broadway and Lawrence. He used the word, completely oblivious to its previous existence.

Prosetry was originally conceived through the examination of influences on Slam Poetry.


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