Take control of a newspaper article’s words and make them beautiful and powerful through YOUR poetic interpretation of them. Great for writers, poets, and artists of all ages and skill levels–you only need to be able to read and use markers, pens, crayons, or colored pencils. Wear your mask and bring your adventurous spirit and creativity.
Join Shannon on Zoom to explore using someone else’s printed words to discover your own creative voice. Grab some markers, crayons or colored pencils, and a page of newsprint or magazine print–and don’t forget to bring your imagination! Shannon’s taught her version of this literary form to high schoolers and adults–all are welcome! We’ll identify an “anchor word” and build a fun and funky poem from there! This is free, fine for all ages, and can be as simple and light or as intense in your creation as you like! Need more information? Want to try it on your own? Try this link: Blackout Poetry.