Poetry Contest – Blackout Poetry

April 22, 2016 – Blackout Poetry

Usually a poem is full of words and phrases that you create.  Blackout poetry is all about the words you choose to obliterate.

poetry hand

Directions:  Take one of the printed pages.  (Please don’t take them out of the books! ;p )  Choose which words you want to leave visible and which words you want to cover.  You can cover them by simply blacking them out with a marker or you can use any number of colors, materials, and designs to cover the chosen words.  It’s completely up to you.

Examples:

Entries can be left in the comments below, emailed to fountaindaleteen@fountaindale.org or dropped off at the Vortex desk.  All entries must be received by 2pm on Friday, April 29. Winner will receive a snazzy journal and pen set!

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