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Understand that your soul is not bound by a three-dimensional earthly existence. As much as it bothers me that there is writing in this book this is true.

fixation on words - art journal inspiration ...found poetry! Can't wait to do this with kiddos!

Night Overtakesby ~carrieola The night overtakes us in an eager desire.We soon lost sight of the sun. Themed similar to Black Out Poetry, just a different take on it. Great for writing inspiration or giving a note to a loved one.

leave words on page; cut out unwanted words; page underneath shows through #art #journaling #techniques

Cool riff on blackout poetry. LM leave words on page; cut out unwanted words; page underneath shows through (alternative to the found poetry project) altered book page

Sketchbook Idea.  Form something new from what is already there.  Be poetic!  Don't let the written word scare you if you don't normally work in it.  Learn to use words in your art in ways no one would expect!

Incorporate art into writing (poetry): Students can even pick a page from their favourite book as an inspiration. Book page poetry is really neat and a great way to show creativity with older kids. This is an interesting way to teach poetry.

In my nature is one who wishes to know himself. I am a sleeping thought that does not cease thinking. I am the dream that I see and feel, I am.

Tip of the Week: Blackout Poetry

"Black Out Poetry" using old newspapers or books. I love using this idea. Would be fun for a poetry unit or Creative Writing class.

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Visual and Found Poetry

create your own gothic love poetry from old book pages as a unique and special valentine or christmas gift Found poetry. This is fabulous, use old books or photocopy book pages. Poetry and art and no two will be the same.