Hug O' War

code • May 16, 2013

I came in second place during week one season two of the CodePen Rodeo!

See the Pen Rodeo 5 by Katy DeCorah (@katydecorah) on CodePen

The challenge was to typeset Shel Silverstein’s poem Hug O’ War using only typography and color.

I knew I wanted my poem to be clean and easy to read, but I needed it to be secretly cute. For every fun verb or word (marked with a light dotted bottom border), I created a special CSS animation executed on hover. Giggles is my favorite!

I thought it was really nice how many people came out to vote!

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