Dense: Minimal Poetry

By Jo Phillips

 

 

shortest-poemThe four-legged ‘m’ is the shortest poem to exist.  The minimal poet, Aram Saroyan, has become one of the most popular minimalist poet.  Along with this ‘m’, his ‘lighght’ poem is also another one of his shortest.  Along with being a minimalist poet, Aram Saroyan is a novelist, biographer, memoirist, and playwright.  But since minimal is the opposite of dense, we have put together a collection of some of his minimal poetry.  tumblr_mwbt2kaRVL1r69p8jo1_500 tumblr_mspwdjGSxT1qggra8o1_500 tumblr_mspwaikShn1qggra8o1_500 tumblr_mspwbu7O5I1qggra8o1_500 tumblr_m7xm8gqzcE1royyh9o2_1280 tumblr_m7xm8gqzcE1royyh9o9_r1_1280 tumblr_m7xm8gqzcE1royyh9o10_r1_1280

You can check out his minimal poetry books ‘Complete Minimal Poems’ and ‘Coffee Coffee’ here.