Blackout Poetry

What does a librarian do with old, illegible books that have no other purpose than to yellow and collect dust? Throw them away- of course not! We re-purpose them and turn them into a form of art. In library last week, we took pages from some of these oldies but goodies and created poems within the page, in a form of poetry known as Blackout Poetry. The key is to make your poem stand out among the background, and boy, is it fun! Check out some of these student poems:

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