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concrete poetry

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Poetry that visually conveys the poet's meaning through the graphic arrangement of letters, words, or symbols on the page.

concrete poetry

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(Poetry) poetry in which the visual form of the poem is used to convey meaning

con′crete po′etry


n.
poetry in which effects are created by the spatial arrangement of words in patterns and shapes in print.
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For me, the best poems in the collection are the non-rhyming concrete poems which really focus on vivid imagery like 'Bluebell'.
Each subject includes details on reading, writing and reciting the poem as the books focus individually on CONCRETE POEMS (97807787196362), HAIKU (9780778719649), LIST POEMS (9780778719656) and CINQUAINS (9780778719625).
Concrete poems, paper works and manuscript letters, chiefly by the Brazilian Noigandres group of Sao Paulo, are on display (until 1 March 2015).
Despite the group's preference for sans serif sleekness, the strongest of the early concrete poems remain visually and conceptually fascinating because their attempts to triangulate letters, sounds, and things never quite go smoothly.
Past poetry contest forms have included haiku, limericks, concrete poems (with really fun and artistic results), acrostics, and more.
Kunath's You Owe Me a Feeling (2012) is visually seductive, mysterious yet insightful, and often very droll--a narrative sequence of staged photographs and concrete poems that form a melancholic tale for our current moment.
The poems were non-traditional, ranging from minimal works (such as the "Invisible Sonnet" series) to concrete poems (such as a typewriter image made with a typewriter) to performance pieces (such as a poem titled "What is the sound of 100 hands clapping?
Krauss's concept applies to various concrete poems as well, including two by Swiss artists Eugen Gomringer and Claus Bremer that present as types of grids, laid out in precise rows and columns of words.
Leggs' most concrete poems are his strongest; his work most needs to mature past a tendency toward slightly affected language and abstraction.
verse to concrete poems, one even shaped as the USA.
As a consequence, there is another relevant and very disturbing aspect: that concrete poems that stemmed directly from computer technology are of interest today only as historical documents, since their old and outdated style (from the technical point of view) makes them belong more appropriately in a museum of science and technology than to in anthology of poetry.
Concrete poems, such as "Our Picture Gallery" and "Tired Lightbulb," create a physical representation of home life.

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