Published in Overland Issue Tribulations from the digital frontier · The internet / Poetry Errors on page Andy Connor Editor’s note: ‘Errors on page’ is a found poem composed entirely from images of real Geocities websites. The images used in this composition were originally published by Olia Lialina and Dragan Espenschied at One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age, a blog that automatically displays random screenshots from an archive of long-forgotten Geocities pages. That archive, The Geocities Torrent, was created by Archive Team following their 2009 effort to preserve Geocities data from Yahoo servers faced with mass deletion. Errors on page Andy Connor Andy Connor is a poet and essayist who lives in Melbourne. More by Andy Connor Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 15 May 202326 May 2023 · Friday Poetry Poetry | Two poems by Ouyang Yu Ouyang Yu You have to do it badly. If it is poetry, even more so, because there is no because. If you write like you were the best in the world, you are the worst because you pretend too hard. Too harsh, too. Why do you want to be the best? Is that because you are a lack or there is a lack in you that you feel like filling up all the time? Even when you are named the best, does that mean anything? 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 21 April 20232 May 2023 · Poetry Poetry can already be free Ender Başkan There’s a regime of logic that we can call Australia, that we can say on many fronts is also a fiction. Any poem that meets Australia within its logic, taking it at face value, will be boring and it might be competent. If you use an AI app, it will definitely be competent AND boring materially, but conceptually it’ll be amazing, in that it met evil (management speak/the invisible hand/terra nullius) with cunning, with another kind evil—amoral, not immoral.