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Second prize winner of the 1st Annual Geist Erasure Poetry Contest.
large fingers pointed to his fellows uncle wilson’s a strange young lady, hideous and distorted; his knees highly polished chris is bringing along some fresh eagle
Erasure poetry is created by starting with an existing text and erasing bits in such a way that the words left in place take on new shapes and meanings. For the 1st Annual Geist Erasure Poetry Contest, we posted an excerpt from Roughing It in the Bush by Susanna Moodie, a memoir written in 1852.