Flatteringly ask and you shall receive: After a bit of a haitus, I finally have a new Comic Theory 101 article up Comixpedia entitled "Visual Poetry."
Expanding on my riff on poetry from the last article I did on "Seeing Rhymes," this one explores what a formal visual poetic structure might be like. Throughout the piece I construct a new "poetic trope" based on some theoretical principles. For those curious, I literally made up the poem and its characteristics as I wrote the piece, no planning whatsoever.
Actually, the main reason it took so long to finish was that I had to draw the examples, and drawing time is hard to come by these days. It's an okay example, but I imagine (hope?) more people will take up the idea and run with it better than I did.
See! See! My theories can be applied to practice too!