Cent Mille Milliards de Poèmes (100,000 Billion Poems) is an early demonstration of the potentials of hypertext in which ten sonnets of fourteen lines each can be rearranged so as to provide the reader with more than a million centuries of reading, creating new poems that the poet had obviously never written. The lines in the book were cut into strips that revealed individual lines of the sonnets beneath them, and recombined with a folded piece of paper to hold them in place.

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