Font Haiku

As an art director I couldn’t resist the font poetry…
And now, an interlude.

Loathsome Comic Sans’
uneven inky slugtrails.
That vile, hated font.

Transparent? Get real.
Sickeningly self-conscious.
Yep, Helvetica.

Trebuchet MS,
Web designers sick of want
use you, but still weep.

From the seventies,
Not one thing or the other:
It is Optima.

Let’s make a movie!
Oh, in that case you must use
Manly Trajan Pro.

Arial, the clone
But not of helvetica.
Grotesque is its sire.

Georgia, Verdana,
Sprung from the internet’s loin
Liked but never loved.

The cheapest sherry,
Expensive invitations,
Demand Zapfino.
via BoingBoing

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