noun: A word, phrase, or piece of text arranged to form a picture of the subject described.

ETYMOLOGY: From French calligramme, from Greek calli- (beautiful) + -gram (something written). Earliest documented use: 1923. A word with the same root is callipygian.

NOTES: One of the best-known practitioners of the form was the French poet and writer Guillaume Apollinaire, whose work was published in the book Calligrammes.

CALLINGRAM - Here, Truckie, Here truckie!

CALLIGRAM - Hi, Nana, How're ya doing?

CARLIGRAM - Ran your Company into ground stop what made you think could do better as POTUS?