Dominique

This is a newspaper blackout poem inspired by the character of Dominique Francon in The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. The funny thing about redaction is that is takes you places you would never go on your own. She wore a print dress which fitted her from every angle, arms naked to the wind she said, […]

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First try at newspaper blackout poetry

One of the pages in the Steal Like an Artist Journal by Austin Kleon tells you to “create a newspaper blackout poem,”¬†which are poems made by redacting newspapers with a permanent marker. I’ve been completing the journal because it’s a ton of fun and it helps me wake up a side of myself that I […]

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