1. A rarely used structured form of poetry that consists of any irrational number's length of lines. Lines 1 and pi end in rhyme. Subject matter of traditional lothenzas include: unrequited love, freshly baked bread, social norms of 17th century Italy.
2. A disastrous attempt at pretentious literature. Example: "God, Linda, he worked on the fucking novel for years. He honesty thought he was the next James fucking Joyce. Can you believe it? After three fucking years he finally realized the whole thing was a lothenza. Gave up. Dropped out of the mfa program, and joined the army. Can you fucking believe it?"
3. A hummingbird mid-flight after a large meal.
Saturday, February 27, 2010