Written by Dipanita Nath |New Delhi |Updated: September 24, 2014 11:42:26 am
Letter and Spirit: Heike Fiedler on creating poetry from symbols
Performance poet Heike Fiedler on creating poetry from symbols, and the power of broken words.
There are poems without rhyme or reason, but what about a poem without words? An arrangement of smileys that have lost their colons is all that makes up Das Lied vom Haifisch by Swiss poet-author Heike Fiedler. “This is an example of visual poetry. Haifisch refers to fish in German and the crescent shapes represent the scales of many little fish,” she says. The little fish shapes converge cone-shaped towards a bigger curve that resembles an evil grin. “This is a shark,” she says about a work that makes a point about power and predation, wordlessly.
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