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Happy mother’s day!
Old favorite. Thanks, Mom.
ON SALE: We were digging in our flat files and found some extremely limited-edition prints that we pulled way back in 2010.
In case you missed it, here’s a brief history of blackout poetry.
A newspaper blackout by Austin Kleon
Popularized in recent years by writer and author Austin Kleon, blackout poetry encourages readers to create poems by redacting words from ordinary texts. During the last seven days of National Poetry Month, we will feature snippets of Times articles you can use to create and share your own short poems.
(Submit your creations here!)
I’ve published a brief history of Newspaper Blackout and this site over on Medium. Give it a read!
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Awesome: grade nine students from Alberta, Canada making blackout poetry! Thanks @MsAmberJM for sharing!