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Diary: Say it with poems and avoid corporate-speak

Who said that art and commerce don't mix? Not the copywriter Nick Asbury, who has just published a book of poetry with a difference. Called Corpoetics, the book is a collection of poetry "found" by Asbury on corporate websites.

What Asbury has done is to call up some "about us" pages and rearrange the words into poems. Like the following drawn from the website of the financial consultant KPMG:

I am strong
I am vibrant
I am committed to vision
I am tremendous
I am quality
I will lead people to excellence
I am delighted
I am respected
I am greatly valued
What am I?
I am the best.

Has any company board got a vacancy for a poet-in-residence?

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