According writersdigest.com, a blackout poem is when a poet takes a marker (usually black marker) to already established text–like in a newspaper–and starts redacting words until a poem is formed.
If you’re not familiar with blackout poetry, this 5ish minute video provides a good overview.
You can also “Google” blackout poetry” and find a plethora of images/examples.
- Create a blackout poem. You can use a newspaper, magazine, book that you own (the EY Team has some to choose from), etc.
- Submit your blackout poem by Wednesday, October 14 using this Google Form link: https://forms.gle/VDQZYLexB6uwxivX6
- Prizes will be awarded! Good prizes! You should definitely do this contest!