Blackout Alice


Today during writing workshop we did blackout poetry.  For those of you unfamiliar with this technique you simply take a portion of text, any text, and start blacking out words (articles, conjunctions, etc) any words you find uninteresting.  Then using the words that remain you create a poem.  Here is what remained today from my excerpt:

Considering her mind

sleepy

stupid

daisy chain trouble

suddenly

pink eyes

ran close

nothing remarkable

looked

hurried

feet flashed

never before

burning curiosity

under hedges

out again

too dark

suddenly

thump! thump! down

My text?  Alice In Wonderland

white rabbit

 

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