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Honourable mention in the 1st Annual Geist Erasure Poetry Contest.
Evite dragonboat grew friendly Vent on Star Wars delight Red highlights surprise Indian food French film nonsense Cheesecake imagination Runs down teaspoon milky mood Drugs legal Mysterious day Fresh companion God? No! Delight at monsters Gratify curiosity
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.