October 31, 2015 at 02:37PM on Facebook
The trick to erasure poetry, I’ve found, is forging a strange enough aesthetic that the often unlikely word choices improve rather than detract from the poem.
I'm the author of several books, including Ice Mountain: An Elegy, Breakdown: Banjo Poems, Words on the Street: An Inaction Comic, and Odes to Tools, but my real work is at my literary blog Via Negativa. I'm the editor and publisher of Moving Poems, a webzine showcasing the best poetry videos on the web. More...