|A Blackout Poem|
I thought this rare edition of Volume 1 Number 1of Poetry--A Magazine of Verse from 1912 would be a suitable canvas for a black out poem.
There were only a limited number of words to work with, but I think I eked out a small poetic sentiment.
Blackout poetry is an example of found poetry, just as my new print poems are examples of found poetry. There are many other techniques.
I wrote a brief introduction to found poetry explaining the various techniques. Click to read it:
The verse reads:
Don't worry. A priceless historical artifact of poetry was not defaced to create this poem. It was all done digitally.
|The original magazine cover|