The Atlantean Publishing Wiki
The Tears of Lot-49

All cover images are CC-BY-NC-ND

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 sequence[]

  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