OK: Where's the rest of this poem?
Well, it's a one-word poem. You can have those in graphic
poetry, since a one-word design can be kind of
Here's another one-word poem, called
Ready to try one yourself? Think of
a word that's about something you can picture -- an
action like "falling," or an idea like "apart" -- and try to
show that picture with the shape of the poem. "Tired"
might have all its letters lying down, for
Of course, there's practically an
endless number of words you can do this with. Here are a few
that might get you started:
probably think of a lot more. . . .
And of course, you don't have to stick
to one word.
Let's try some graphic poems with a few more