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Blackout poem

My first serious attempt at a blackout poem, in which you take a page from a book, magazine, or newspaper, then take a marker and cross out text to strategically reveal the words of the poem you are creating. 133 more words




The endangered

quick to unpin themselves

from victimisation

the initial impulse to cower

the particular influence of fear

weakness – the fate-maker.


Daniel's Dream

I had written a letter

really big, like on a billboard

my pleas for a free name

uncharted by history

unbound to ancestry

a free man… 13 more words