Concrete Poetry (40 words)

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Sometimes referred to as 'visual' or shape' poetry, Concrete Poetry uses typographical features (for example typeface, spacing, punctuation and fragmentation), to convey meaning alongside the more conventional features of poetry. The term 'Concrete Poetry' was first used in the 1950s.

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