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Third prize winner of the 2nd Annual Geist Erasure Poetry Contest.
Old people want it, too conversation, non-stop complements they wonder about it, love the simple examples of undying fame but you’re not too interested in the details of life famine, war, the nineteenth century it’s all bingo to you, sore ass, more gin deals to sneak into heaven
Erasure poetry begins with removing letters and words from an existing text in order to create a new stand-alone piece that provides new meaning to the original passage. For the 2nd Annual Geist Erasure Poetry Contest, we posted an excerpt from the novel How Should a Person Be? by acclaimed Canadian author Sheila Heti.
The 3rd Erasure Poetry Contest is now underway. Enter today!