Courtesy of Carlos David Gonzalez Uribe, Karen Hao, Philippa Mothersill, and MIT student. Used with permission.
Game summary: Players take turns adding words to form a poem and score points based on use of rhymes and figurative language.
Scoring for Poetic expression and figurative forms described on the game’s instructions. Poesis, derived from an ancient Greek word meaning “to make,” is a literary game. Earlier iterations of game with paper board and word tiles. Fabricating the board using a CNC router. Fabricating the word tiles using a laser cutter. Two players adding words to the poem on the game board. Board game including instructions, word tiles, and rack for tiles. Game ending when a poem is completed.