Tag: Sondheim

“Dawn”: Why I Think It Worked

I decided to check out this short piece by Alan Sondheim and Reiner Strasser called “Dawn”.  It made me feel like I was living out a William Wordsworth poem.  It was a very thought provoking piece despite the fact that it only lasted for a few minutes, if that.  One of my class mates actually already looked at this piece…

Dawn by Reiner Strasser and Alan Sondheim

Dawn by Reiner Strasser and Alan Sondheim is a visual poem with text set against a nature-themed photograph and nature sounds playing in the background. This piece of electronic literature is made up of three major aspects: audio, pictures and text. The piece begins with the poem’s title and author. Once the opening text fades out the first line of…