Tag: epoetry

The Formalist Landscape: Forced Formalism in “Landscapes”

Bill Marsh’s Landscapes is an electronic poem comprised of five short segments. Each segment contains two partially obscured stanzas of Biblical proverbs, and a vibrant geometric landscape drawing.  “Landscapes” is extremely abstract and seems to purposefully lack a fundamental interpretation. In fact, the poem forces the reader to engage in a formalist interpretation of the short segments and psychedelic graphic…

“Sinking” into Ingrid Ankerson: A Poem That Goes

In the world of electronic poetry, the name Ingrid Ankerson is definitely one to know. The founder of the visual poetry project “Poems that Go” as well as the author and designer of numerous works of electronic literature, Ankerson is a profound influence and creative force within the genre. Many of Ankerson’s work’s utilize very basic and minimal effects and…