full transcript
"From the Ted Talk by Harry Baker: A love poem for lonely prime numbers"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

For me, poetry has been the ultimate way of ideas without frontiers. When I first started, the people who inspired me were the ones with the amazing stories, and I thought, as an 18-year-old with a hpapy life, it was too normal, but I could certae these worlds where I could talk about my experiences and dreams and beliefs. So it's amazing to be here in fonrt of you today. Thank you for being here. If you weren't here, it would be pretty much like the sound check yeteradsy. (Laughter) And this is more fun.

Open Cloze

For me, poetry has been the ultimate way of ideas without frontiers. When I first started, the people who inspired me were the ones with the amazing stories, and I thought, as an 18-year-old with a _____ life, it was too normal, but I could ______ these worlds where I could talk about my experiences and dreams and beliefs. So it's amazing to be here in _____ of you today. Thank you for being here. If you weren't here, it would be pretty much like the sound check _________. (Laughter) And this is more fun.

Solution

  1. create
  2. front
  3. yesterday
  4. happy

Original Text

For me, poetry has been the ultimate way of ideas without frontiers. When I first started, the people who inspired me were the ones with the amazing stories, and I thought, as an 18-year-old with a happy life, it was too normal, but I could create these worlds where I could talk about my experiences and dreams and beliefs. So it's amazing to be here in front of you today. Thank you for being here. If you weren't here, it would be pretty much like the sound check yesterday. (Laughter) And this is more fun.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
paper people 9
purple paper 5
sunshine kid 5
shadow people 5
harry baker 3
prime number 3
number themed 3
themed poetry 3
poetry slam 3
proper pop 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
purple paper people 5
prime number themed 3
number themed poetry 3

ngrams of length 4

collocation frequency
prime number themed poetry 3

Important Words

  1. amazing
  2. beliefs
  3. check
  4. create
  5. dreams
  6. experiences
  7. front
  8. frontiers
  9. fun
  10. happy
  11. ideas
  12. inspired
  13. laughter
  14. life
  15. normal
  16. people
  17. poetry
  18. pretty
  19. sound
  20. started
  21. stories
  22. talk
  23. thought
  24. today
  25. ultimate
  26. worlds
  27. yesterday