"News print poetry", a form of "found poetry" or "blackout poetry." I took one story from the Orlando Sentinel newspaper each day and transformed it into a poem by creatively selecting words from the story. The words are kept in their original order and no words were added. The 2012 project is completed, but I add new poems from time to time.
I commented on my progress, and about writing in general, on a companion blog: http://newsprintpoetry.blogspot.com.
to know each other.
is a very young city,
a pivotal point in history— Florida
Hospital’s Health Village,
upcoming Creative Village,
and other great projects. People
here want to be connected.
community has the capability
be one of the most significant metropolitan
areas in the Southeast.
that make sense
has the tools,
brain power, and
take that leap.
an exciting time, to
be in Orlando.
Orlando is a very exciting place to live.I moved to Orlando in 1995 and I have watched the city grow. The
Greater Orlando area has a population of around one million. From the beginning
I have said Orlando is small enough to have that small-town feeling, but big
enough to be cosmopolitan.