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Poetry


04.11.14: Adam Plunkett

How to Visualize Poetry — And How Not to
Design Observer's poetry editor, Adam Plunkett, gives us a primer on visual poetry.
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03.07.14: Philip Schultz

Why
A poem by Philip Schultz.
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01.16.14: Tarpley Hitt

Speaking Typography: Letter as Image as Sound
Just as a poet weaves the intent of his poem into its sound and craft, so did Lissitzky, as designer, hope to marry intent with the typography and the design of the book itself. But did he?
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11.01.13: Daisy Fried

Women's Poetry
A poem by Dairy Fried.
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10.16.13: Debbie Millman

Card Shark (a Poem)
A visual poem from Debbie Millman's new book Self Portrait as Your Traitor.
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09.27.13: Stephen Dunn

Promiscuity
A poem by Stephen Dunn.
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09.20.13: Roshanak Keyghobadi

Composing in Space: Tactile Poetry of Farhad Fozouni
A review of work by Iranian graphic designer Farhad Fozouni.
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09.05.13: Karen Green

Bough Down
An excerpt from Bough Down, Karen Green's transcendent book about surviving her husband's suicide.
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07.26.13: Kwame Dawes

Coffee Break
A poem by Kwame Dawes.
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07.12.13: Dennis O’Driscoll

Memoir
A poem by Dennis O'Driscoll.
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06.14.13: Bob Hicok

Life
A poem by Bob Hicok.
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05.24.13: Joshua Weiner

At the Next Hospital
A poem by Joshua Weiner.
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03.27.13: Ben Lerner

Didactic Elegy
A poem by Ben Lerner.
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02.15.13: James Arthur

Poem from Behind a Gorilla Mask
Poem from Behind a Gorilla Mask by James Arthur.
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12.09.12: Rick Poynor

Dom Sylvester Houédard's Cosmic Typewriter
Dom Sylvester Houédard: Benedictine monk, champion of concrete poetry, and master of the “typestract.”
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11.29.12: Jack Gilbert

Summer at Blue Creek, North Carolina
A poem by Jack Gilbert.
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11.09.12: William Butler Yeats

Memory
A poem by William Butler Yeats.
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09.21.12: Fernando Aguiar

Ecologic Sonnet
'Ecologic Sonnet', a visual poem by Fernando Aguiar.
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07.20.12: Claudia Rankine and John Lucas

“Situation 5”
A poem on film by Claudia Rankine and John Lucas.
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05.18.12: Michael McGriff

When the Spirit Comes to Him as the Voice of Morning Light
A poem by Michael McGriff.
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07.21.11: Rick Poynor

J.G. Ballard's Terminal Documents
A speculative visual interpretation of one of the surreal image lists in J.G. Ballard’s experimental novel The Atrocity Exhibition.
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09.27.10: Debbie Millman

The Art of Poetry
Debbie Millman interview Poetry magazine editor Christian Wiman, plus a slideshow of 67 Poetry covers.
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06.17.10: J.D. McClatchy

"A View of the Sea"
A poem by J.D. McClatchy.
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05.24.10: James Merrill

"b o d y"
A poem by James Merrill.
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02.15.10: Christian Wiman

"Five Houses Down"
Five Houses Down, a poem by Christian Wiman.
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12.14.09: Sharon Olds

"Q"
Q, a poem by Sharon Olds.
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07.14.09: Chase Twichell

"Negligent Worldicide"
Negligent Worldicide, a poem by Chase Twichell.
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03.17.09: Franz Wright

"Visiting the Library in a Strange City"
A poem by Franz Wright.
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