Tuesday, December 23, 2008

the computer's first christmas card...

edwin morgan concrete poem

a piece by edwin morgan, from mary ellen solt's seminal concrete poetry a world's view, 1968. "edwin morgan, also of scotland, relies on unexpected, often humorous juxtapositions of words and word elements, as in 'the computer's first christmas card', which is morgan as the computer rather than the computer itself. in his experiments with concrete poetry morgan has remained in close relationship to the mainstream of tradition..."

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