It’s been a hot minute since I posted any blackout poems from the other weird poetry project I’ve been tinkering with, so why not today?
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That House on Word Wednesday
This one comes fresh off the presses (or permanent marker) from the Adjustment project I’ve been tinkering with off and on for awhile now.
Word Wednesday: Adjustment 25
One of the drawbacks of being involved in multiple projects (being in a creative flow as Robert Rodriguez would say) is that it’s easy for one to slip to the side every now and again. I used to get pretty […]
Adjustment, page 21
It’s been a little while since I’ve shared any blackout poems… because it’s been awhile since I’ve done any. However, this one seemed to jump out at me this morning, so I’m letting it loose on the world before I […]
Adjustment, page 15
It’s been interesting working on this project and trying to find a story or poem on each page of this book without getting tied up in the context. One of the things that I’ve had to make peace with is […]
Adjustment, page 13
Here’s another one from my blackout poem experiment using a book as source material rather than a newspaper or magazine. One of the toughest things for me to overcome has been re-reading the pages for the story as I’m working […]
The Routine, Interrupted
One of my goals this year is to have a creative routine that will start my days off, using the “make before you manage” ethos I gleamed from Tim Ferriss and mashing it up with what I remembered from Austin […]
Adjustment, page 7
Continuing my new blackout poem project utilizing Chuck Palahniuk’s novel Adjustment Day as my raw material and coaxing a poem out of every other page through redaction. This is page 7.
adjustment, page 1
So this should be an interesting project… Somewhere in 2019, I picked up Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk and decided to give it a try. It might have even been in the 50-cent bin or it might have been discounted […]
Optimistic, Though Threats Lingers
Fresh off the presses, or should I say, permanent marker. I’m still working the kinks out of my morning creative routine, trying to find something that feels natural, feeds my creativity, is easily repeatable, and is something I actually want […]