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concrete poetry

noun

  1. poetry in which effects are created by the physical arrangement of words in patterns or forms rather than by the use of traditional language structure.


concrete poetry

noun

  1. poetry in which the visual form of the poem is used to convey meaning


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Word History and Origins

Origin of concrete poetry1

1955–60, Americanism; probably as translation of Portuguese poesia concreta or German konkrete Dichtung

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Japanese writers of concrete poetry seem equally eager to experience the sequential!

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