Poems that GO

poems that go

“What makes a poem a poem? If a text is sung, does it become a song? When motion graphics are involved, does that make it animation? If the images are photographic, is it cinema?”

Megan Sapnar and Ingrid Ankerson

The online journal “Poems That Go” launched in 2000 and effectively announced the arrival of Flash poetry into a budding electronic literature scene. Each of its five issues was an event, sending ripples of excitement and intellectual stimulus through electronic literature communities and beyond, attracting new writers and artists to the field. This is an ideal showcase of the aesthetic potential of Macromedia Flash before it was purchased by Adobe including conventions designed to accommodate the low bandwidth of 56k modems.

I ♥ E-Poetry has reviewed all of the works, save one that seems to be broken.

URL: Poems That Go 
Publisher & Editors: Megan Sapnar and Ingrid Ankerson
Years of Publication: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 

Works Reviewed

Issue 2000

Issue 2001

Issue 2002

Issue 2003

Issue 2004

Resource created by Leonardo Flores, Cynthia Román, and Ian Rolón.