Definition of concrete poetry in English:

concrete poetry

Line breaks: con|crete poet¦ry

noun

[mass noun]
Poetry in which the meaning or effect is conveyed partly or wholly by visual means, using patterns of words or letters and other typographical devices.
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  • He created a style of concrete poetry in which visual presentation of words on the page predominates.
  • The products are expansive and varied but the show cohesively focuses on avant-garde strategies of visual poetics and concrete poetry.
  • This genre intersects the literary avant-garde, visual and concrete poetry, text-based installations, net art, software art, and netspeak.

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