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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…