Today's edition of Saturday Sharing takes you around the Web for inspirational poetry, Poetry Turned Around, e-publishing topics, and data visualizations. The video feature is an animation of a concrete poem (looking at the picture formed by the words will explain what a concrete poem is).
✦ Here's a marvelous online exhibition of "The First Photograph", View from the Window at Le Gras (c. 1826), by Joseph Nicephore Niepce of France. The image, owned by the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, Austin, currently is on loan to Reiss Englehorn Museum in Mannheim, Germany.
✦ If you're looking for collections of work by Rumi, Kabir, Hafiz, Mirabi, and other spiritual and devotional poets, visit Poet Seers.
✦ Poet and videographer Vanessa Plain scouts the Web for videpoems that she shares at Viral Verse. Here's one of her offerings, Dudley Wild's The Slow Train, an animation of a concrete poem by Lemon Jelly:
✦ At Poetry Turned Around, you'll find one-minute "poem reports", poetry news, videos, interviews, and more.
✦ Head to Griff's Graphs to get your fill of data visualizations. The site plots beautifully subjects as varied as programming languages, human diseases, social networks, and mathematicians.
✦ E-books, e-libraries, e-publishing news, and all things related to e-reading get noticed at TeleRead.