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Medieval Pattern Poems of Rabanus Maurus (9th Century)

- February 26, 2019 in best of design, best of language and communication, concrete poetry, De laudibus sanctae crucis, design, pattern poetry, poetry, Rabanus Maurus, visual poetry

Spectacular and complex pattern poems from Maurus' De laudibus sanctae crucis (In Praise of the Holy Cross)

Apollinaire’s Calligrammes (1918)

- October 27, 2015 in Apollinaire, caligram, concrete poetry, first world war, poetry, surrealism, visual poetry, war poets, world war one, ww1

A book of poetry by French writer Guillaume Apollinaire, noted for its use of "caligrams" in which typeface and arrangement of words on the page add to the meaning of the compositions.

Apollinaire’s Calligrammes (1918)

- October 27, 2015 in Apollinaire, caligram, concrete poetry, first world war, poetry, surrealism, visual poetry, war poets, world war one, ww1

A book of poetry by French writer Guillaume Apollinaire, noted for its use of "caligrams" in which typeface and arrangement of words on the page add to the meaning of the compositions.