A poem a day

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

another day another dent in the heart

Since the #NewspaperBlackout show in April, I’ve been making a poem every day and posting it to Instagram. It looks something like this (or this):

It’s a good ritual before I do my “real” work for the day. I use this little librarian stamp on the poem when I’m finished—if I’ve kept up with my routine, I only have to move the day slider one little notch:

4de25692029b11e390d222000a9e0851_7

They don’t always turn out:

82b1381ced5f11e2b55e22000a9f09fb_7

Sometimes the bleed from the poem makes for interesting art on the other side:

0de64f2413e611e3ac6522000a9f13a4_7

I wanted to share a few of my favorites below…

2dd0abdc9d7011e28a1a22000aa81ffa_7

3327b710a12611e2ba6522000aaa0486_7

f52ff052adce11e29fa922000a1f8feb_7

312838e2b92011e29e9622000a9f09f1_7

38ec7698b98311e2a28422000a1f8f08_7

09e7800cbccd11e2949722000a1f90e1_7

28469e00be5511e2939222000a9f1385_7

232dab9ad2a811e28b2822000aa80213_7

04ce5a90f08611e2b78b22000a1f8cd1_7

a54e2ec8f53b11e2a3eb22000a1fbdaa_7

10af9ac8f53f11e29b4022000a9f3c65_7

758e001af9f411e28d4922000aa821c8_7

51e3d91efad011e29f0922000ae90fc9_7

96dd501cfb8511e29ce222000a1fd1f4_7

b7d5237cfc5111e2a1fa22000a1f9261_7

a6b44dd0ff7a11e2b51f22000a9f4da7_7

376f9738ffa011e286b422000a9d0dd8_7

2df468ce004411e3bd0922000a1f9039_7

ef9f6eec010711e3940422000aa80010_7

2b15d9e801d511e3876122000aeb43fd_7

c5cbf222029a11e38a3222000a9f17b2_7

846b908e036811e3898122000a9e069f_7

74ec4b0a04f611e3bf4822000a1ddbe2_7

521e2c6409e311e3aea022000a9d0ee7_7

682f4ea80a9111e3a9d822000a9e29af_7

6645b1260cd111e3871e22000ae80c97_7

See my poems as I make them on Twitter or Instagram.




Share this post on Twitter or Facebook



Subscribe to my newsletter and get new art, writing, and interesting links delivered to your inbox every week.