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Honourable mention in the 2nd Annual Geist Erasure Poetry Contest.
cup of tea in hand,
old man on wintry morning —
cherished old woman.
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!