Scansion Art plays with using visual symbols to represent the rhythm, sounds, and devices used in poetry, expressing the development of patterns and overall shape of poetic forms.
In this piece, syllables of a poem are expressed through round abstract painted shapes. Poem copyright by Kate Jo Westfall
Framed in wormy chestnut, image is about 14" x 14" Comes with framed poem and key, about 10" x 10" Send a message if exact measurements are needed.
Once, when Herman found a pigeon bone, he threw it in sewage like is was poison prone. Once, when Sherman found a pigeon bone, he pondered how the pigeon wing had flown. Once, when vermin found a pigeon bone, they fed upon it. Now they are full-grown.
Key Each horizontal line represents a line of the poem. Small shapes represent unstressed syllables. Large shapes represent stressed syllables. Clustered shapes represent multi-syllabic words. Shapes with dangles represent consonance within a line.