Poetry Comics!

red_wheelbarrow1 A “poetry comic” by Dave Morice for “The Red Wheelbarrow” by W.C. Williams.

Morice is one of the first and best poetry comic artists.  For anyone interested in making their own, here’s an excerpt from Morice’s How To Make Poetry Comics.

Another truly great poetry comic artist is Julian Peters.  For one example, see

When You Are Old by W. B. Yeats (Manga Style)

An excerpt:


And, because it’s funny, here’s “The Carriage” by XKCD, based on the Emily Dickinson poem “Because I Could Not Stop for Death”  the_carriage