Michele Leggott: Micromelismata (1994)
Group 3: Peer Reviews.
Group 3: poems returned, with corrections and provisional grades.
Distribute Group 4 poems.
Poetry Exercise 5: Concrete poetry
In Michele Leggott’s ‘Micromelismata,’ a set of words is used to draw the outline of a pair of lips. In 'Oes & Spangs,' she's provided us with a poem which can be looked at statically on the page or kinetically on-screen.
(minimum 14 lines)
- Draw a picture of something from your own room at home.
- Now copy the shape of your drawing as a collection of words or short phrases.
- Decide what you want your poem to be about. What kinds of words are you going to use? Will they form sentences, or stand on their own?
- Group 4: Peer Reviews.