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Perverts Poem

  • Object:

    Concrete poem

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1968-1972 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, Stephen, born 1947 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing and letterpress on postcard

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edward Lucie-Smith

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 86

Physical description

Concrete poem on a postcard

Place of Origin

Britain (published)


1968-1972 (made)


Morris, Stephen, born 1947 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Printing and letterpress on postcard


Height: 17.3 cm, Width: 16 cm

Object history note

This early version includes the word "LESBIANS" which was removed in later versions of the artwork.

Descriptive line

Stephen Morris. 'Perverts Poem.' One of nine concrete poems with visual puns and substitutions in the lettering.


Printing ink; Card


Letterpress printing; Printing


Printed pages & sheets; Typography; Satire; Gender and Sexuality; Postcards


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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