shape poem

Main Entry:  shape poem
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a poem written so the lines form a physical pattern, usu. related to the subject of the poem; also called concrete poem, visual poem
Example:  A concrete or shape poem is a poem that forms a picture of the topic or follows the contours of a shape that is suggested by the topic.
Usage:  also shape poetry, (n.)'s 21st Century Lexicon
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