What is Blackout Poetry?
"A blackout poem is when a poet takes a marker (usually black marker) to already established text–like in a newspaper–and starts redacting words until a poem is formed. The key thing with a blackout poem is that the text AND redacted text form a sort of visual poem."
[as quoted from Writer's Digest's article titled "Erasure and Blackout Poems: Poetic Forms" Robert Lee Brewer published on November 21, 2014]
Here are a couple videos to help spark your inspiration.
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