Five Visual Poems

by | Mixed Media

Artist Statement:  These visual poems engage in the play of rendering language, particularly quotidian phrases, into a process of shifting states and newfound positions of meaning. I am for the marketing slogan gone awry, the statement that when gazed at, when looked at long enough (zoned out), begins to move from mere repetition to revelation.

 

THINGS WITH EYES

 

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ROMANTIC AGE INFORMATION AGE

 

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LITTLE FIRE

 

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CLEAR SKIES

 

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ALL THAT GLITTERS

 

About The Author

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Jordan Stempleman is the author of eight collections of poetry including Wallop and No, Not Today (Magic Helicopter Press). He co-edits The Continental Review, serves as the faculty editor for Sprung Formal, and curates A Common Sense Reading Series.