This project combines type design and animation. It consists of the poem “Transformation & Escape” from The Happy Birthday of Death by Gregory Corso layed out a special font and animations illustrating parts of it. In this poem, the narrator tells how he entered heaven, a strange place composed of sticky and syrupy substances in which God is a gigantic flypaper, St. Michael is made of the stickiest substance and Dante is standing naked in a blob of honey. The physical degradation of lettershapes echoes the idea of liquefaction which is omnipresent in the poem. This font is about showing the liquidity of shape, a shape which instead of being fixed and frozen, flows. The liquefaction concerns as much the shape of bodies and the lettershapes. And while the poem becomes less and less legible, it becomes more and more sensitive.