“Lunar Baedeker” in Poemage

Poemage is a visualization tool that supports close reading. The result of a two-year design study of the value of computation to poetry scholarship, the tool allows you to explore and visualize the complex sonic structures in a poem. Watch this short introductory video and pay close attention: Mina Loy’s “Last Lunar Baedeker” is featured in the first few seconds, marked up with handwritten annotations:

Maybe you’ll be inspired to try using Poemage to visualize the sonic patterns in “Last Lunar Baedeker.” If so, send us your results!