The Tears of Lot-49

The Tears Of Lot-49 is a short sonnet sequence from DJ Tyrer, published in 2011 as an A5 poetry booklet, featuring the cloning of Biblical figures and the plotting of a faceless corporation in a dystopian future.

Available to order.

The title and concept was originally inspired by way of a pun on Thomas Pynchon's 1966 novella, The Crying of Lot 49.

Cover art by Chris Catt James. Internal art by AC Evans.

Sonnet sequenceEdit

  1. Cloning of the Patriarchs
  2. Lot-49
  3. 21st Century Solution
  4. Wife's Refusal
  5. Sinister Purpose
  6. Revelations
  7. Time To Cry

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