Poetry Kaleidoscope: Guide to Poetry

Erasure Poetry

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Erasure poetry is created by erasing words from an existing text in prose or verse and arranging the new text into lines and/or stanzas.

Here is a nonce example using text from the November 2003 version of the Wikipedia Main Page:

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