All posts tagged “poetry

collage of deer-headed woman in dark theatre with flying fish
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What is Visual Poetry?

I’m frequently asked to describe what I think of as visual poetry (or Vispo) so I thought I’d write a blog post about it. For me, visual poetry works in an intersection between the visual arts and poetic texts. I once heard ‘poetry’ described as… Read more

Erasure poem and Collage - Image of a seated woman with three colourful birds and Erasured text reads imprudent, desireable, extravagant, elaborate Librarian
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Erasure Poems

I’ve just spent a week making erasure poems, and started to think about what these are to me and what the form might mean. What are Erasure Poems? For those who are new to erasure poems there’s a great article here from Erin Dorney (on… Read more

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Interview: Matthew M C Smith

Matthew’s work is evocative and sincere without being sentimental. His poetry frequently uses landscape as a means to explore ideas and intersections of time, space and human stories, using powerful imagery that takes the reader on a journey full of multiple transformations.  On the blurb… Read more

Welcome

Hello, and welcome to my website. I’m a collage artist and visual poet based in the UK. I’ve had my artwork and visual poetry featured in Rattle’s Ekphrastic Challenge, Waxwing Literary Journal, Thrush Poetry Journal, Iron Horse Literary Review, and Sugar House Review, amongst others.… Read more

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The art of being obscure

Rod Judkins writes: “If you feel overlooked, that no one is interested in what you’re doing, enjoy the moment. Obscurity is a creative place: you are free to experiment and fail…success bring the weight of expectations, and pressure that can do far more harm than… Read more