I’m frequently asked to describe what I think of as visual poetry (or Vispo) so I thought I’d write a blog post about it. For me, visual poetry works in an intersection between the visual arts and poetic texts. I once heard ‘poetry’ described as… Read more
I’ve just spent a week making erasure poems, and started to think about what these are to me and what the form might mean. What are Erasure Poems? For those who are new to erasure poems there’s a great article here from Erin Dorney (on… Read more
Day 15, and halfway through April, which means halfway through #NaPoWriMo. There’s something about these points in a project which makes them tiny markers on a journey (today has been an exciting day, too, full of interesting conversations, so there needed to be flying fish… Read more
Day 15 of #Napowrimo2021 & second erasure from The Enchanted Castle.
Next micro-set for NaPoWriMo21 is the first of three erasure poems from the source book ‘The Enchanted Castle’, by E. Nesbit, who co-founded the Fabian Society.
Every month (or nearly every month) I work in a generative space that asks us to make seven poems for seven days starting on the seventh of each month (it’s called ‘sevens’). For March, I experimented with erasure poetry. I really admire some of the… Read more