concrete poetry


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concrete poetry

n.
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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The formatting of the poems is varied, creative, and mindful, verging at times on concrete poetry and making the text come off of the page.
He experimented with concrete poetry before turning his attention to actual concrete (and other solid materials) creating "poem-object" artworks.
But, a decade prior, he had also produced some of the country's most experimental writing under the auspices of concrete poetry and, later, neoconcretism.
Downsbrough's practice, which blends aspects of drawing, architecture, and concrete poetry, is explicitly site-specific, but this show made it clear to what extent Cornu's sculpture, too, exists in dialogue with its surroundings.
Moreover, dimensions are a form of religious concrete poetry and embody what they mean: they refer to the two dimensions of Christ's cross (where the phrase 'Cross-section' comes from) while the upward element gestures the 'Ascension.'
Following James Lough and Alex Stein's Short Flights, an anthology of short-form writing, Short Circuits has expanded its scope beyond that of its predecessor to include such writing as flash fiction, mini-essays, and concrete poetry. The collection strives to give readers a series of "little enlightenments" in an effort to rewire the brain for the reader's own well-being.
For example, chapter 1, "Broken Witness: Concrete Poetry and a Poetics of Unsaying" reads Terrance Hayes's "Sonnet" (2002), several works from 1970 and 1971 by the remarkable Umbra poet N.
Lauderdale, FL, October 05, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Book Artist Claire Jeanine Satin will be presenting a documentary that traces the mission and devotion of Ruth and Marvin Sackner's exceptional archive of visual and concrete poetry created by Sara Sackner.
Some readers may find chapter 3 disorienting, as Emerson jumps from history to theory to topics such as concrete poetry and computerized poetics.
While eschewing the eclectic verse structures and concrete poetry in exchange for more traditional free verse (with a sprinkling of informative and very funny footnotes), Alexander recaptures the magic of Crossover and delivers a powerful story that will leave the reader breathless, right to the very end.

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