Freely Written

Somewhere between shaped poetry and calligrams, Zornado brings an emotional context to poetic forms with her expressive handwritten words.
The Rain

The Rain

Tribute to poem, "ll Pleut" by Apollinaire. Text in French using personally designed font from my handwriting. Designed for an installation. (excerpt)

Lad & Lass

Lad & Lass

Freely written interpretation of a poem by Kip Yarburg.

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

Illustration using words from Whitman's Poems. In The John Wilson Special Collections at the Multnomah County Library.

December Streets

December Streets

Original shaped poem bound in a Do-Si-Do structure

Metrolink No. 1

Metrolink No. 1

Freely written on commuter train from Los Angeles Station to Santa Anna Station.

Martini

Martini

Original calligram

Spring Green

Spring Green

Exuberance of spring written in bleach on black paper in this list poem.

Maxine

Maxine

Freely written original poem

Night Netters

Night Netters

Freely written original poem.

Blackberry Summer

Blackberry Summer

Remembrances of summers along the Columbia River, freely written on natural impression hand-dyed paper.

tulips

tulips

Original calligram

Metrolink No. 2

Metrolink No. 2

Second in the series, a 'list poem 'freely written while riding on a moving train in ink on paper.

We Like to Walk at Night

We Like to Walk at Night

A rondo-style poem describing voyeuristic experience of walking at night with a dog. "We walk on streets that we don't know"

Lemon Haiku

Lemon Haiku

Watercolor with handwriting

Houston Skyline

Houston Skyline

Original calligram

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