concrete poetry

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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

n
(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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From shape poems and snatches of interviews to historical "introductions" and periodic "poemaps" that visually trace the paths of US military bases and the leak of toxic chemicals, Perez's staunchly indigenous and decolonized verse personalizes and exposes legacies of exploitation on his home island of Guam and in the western Pacific (see WLT, May 2017, 68).
Once again they did a cluster group which was turned into a class poem, then wrote shape poems.
Shape poems figure several times in the collection not just as concrete forms but with rhythm and rhyme that take them beyond many of the examples often used in the classroom; kennings have been used in 'Penguin', and 'Ugly Sister Sonnet' is an age appropriate introduction to this particular form.
For instance, students can create mobiles, sound compositions, and shape poems.
The poems in this collection vary in length and structure, most rhyming while others are haiku or shape poems, the verses lyrical and playful, or quiet and reflective.
Mina writes her journey of self-discovery through narration, shape poems, free verse, and stories.
Nor do the De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis of Raban Maurus, almost contemporary to the Libri Carolini, which attempt to go beyond the opposition of word and image in Christian literature with their twenty-six shape poems that represent Christ, the emperor, or the cross itself by means of verses only.
Poets work language to shape poems, to bring language into the condition of poetry.
At first the pupils explored the shape poems through drama.
And Wayne Keon's revitalizing of shape poems, as for example in "replanting the heritage tree," represents an innovative appropriation of a literary tradition for Native purposes.
Through its two hundred pages, styles come and go like patrons of an open bar--Herbertian shape poems to describe breasts; guidebook shopping entries for Chelsea; press releases to depict future events.
Shape Poems You might Like to write A poem that Flows in the Shape of your Stream.