Create poetic masterpieces with a little sneaky help from John Carroll’s Make Blackout Poetry, a book filled with texts that you can repurpose for your own poems.
Take the words of greats such as William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde and Victor Hugo, or even from vintage etiquette manuals, slang dictionaries, newspapers and more, and give them your twist by ‘blacking’ parts out to create your own ingenious remix.
- Visit Abramsandchronicle.co.uk for more information about the book.
- Go to the Instagram page to see what poems other people created with the blackout method. A few of our favorites below:
Text Julia Gorodecky Photography @Makeblackoutpoetry
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I’ve started framing a collection of my blackout poetry pieces for a retrospective art show I’ll be holding in Atlanta in February 2019. I plan on showcasing and selling over 50 pieces of work. Reviewing over five years of art work has been nostalgic to say the least. Stay tuned for updates. #makeblackoutpoetry #blackoutpoetry #poetrycommunity #foundpoetry #poetry