"Black Out Poetry" using old newspapers or books. To Kill A Mockingbird found poetry... the kids are gonna love me!

"Black Out Poetry" using old newspapers or books. To Kill A Mockingbird found poetry... the kids are gonna love me!

This is an erasure of Henry van Dyke done by artist Shelly Weathers. An artist takes a page from a book, selects words that speak them and "erases" the rest with art....van Dyke was a clergyman who wrote spiritual writings in the early 1900's. This is from "Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land: Impressions of Travel in Body and Spirit". It reads:All deep rivers / remember the land, / a spirit of place, / the green wheat / in prayer to the moon.

This is an erasure of Henry van Dyke done by artist Shelly Weathers. An artist takes a page from a book, selects words that speak them and "erases" the rest with art....van Dyke was a clergyman who wrote spiritual writings in the early 1900's. This is from "Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land: Impressions of Travel in Body and Spirit". It reads:All deep rivers / remember the land, / a spirit of place, / the green wheat / in prayer to the moon.

I had a lot of fun doing redaction poems with my 11th graders. They picked a…

I had a lot of fun doing redaction poems with my 11th graders. They picked a…

fixation on words - art journal inspiration ...found poetry! Can't wait to do this with kiddos!

fixation on words - art journal inspiration ...found poetry! Can't wait to do this with kiddos!

would be cool to do a series of these for some graphic pop.

Epic poetry…

On a page of an old book you draw any object and choose some word in order to create a little poem...  You'll be surprised to discover wh...

On a page of an old book you draw any object and choose some word in order to create a little poem... You'll be surprised to discover wh...

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