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Black out Poetry is a form of poetry called Erasure.
Erasure is a form of found poetry or found object art created by erasing words from an existing text in prose or verse and framing the result on the page as a poem.
How is it done?
1. Find a book that you can use. I used a digital book, just to make it easier. I used the book Midnight Sun. (Click this link to purchase the book)
2. Preview the page and find a word that jumps out to you. The first word I highlighted was Dreams. Then I found words went with the word dream. I only ended up using the first paragraph of the page.
3. I determined the parts of the text that I would black out and the words I would leave.
” Dream a little more and love each other.”
4. I put the paragraph into Photoshop and changed the text I wanted white and left the rest black. I made the background black so the black background would hide the black text.
5. Next I added a neon dreamcatcher stamp above the word dream and a neon pink heart behind the word love. Also I added stars around the text.
6. Finally I added the tittle of the book and the page I found the except on.
This is the final piece.
Thank you for reading! Also, find some tips the creative writing board on my pinterest!
-Abby(Purelifephotoss)

Purelifephotoss

Abby Juli is a self titled creative rebel and creator of the brand Purelifephotoss. Abby is an advocate for animals and mental health awareness. Find her digital artwork and photography in multiple print on demand shops on a variety of products.

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