Erasure Poetry: Making the Mundane Beautiful

Type: Programs
Topics: Cornerstone

W.H. Auden said that poetry is the clear expression of mixed feelings. Sometimes, though, it’s the mixed expression of clear feelings. In this session, let’s look through the discarded words and unneeded letters to uncover the beauty that lives everywhere – even in the recycling bin. We’ll build poetry backwards, starting with all the words, and ending with only the best ones. After all, camp is all about making the ordinary become extraordinary.