Sunday, May 25, 2008
Michael Harvey says
Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 10:29 am
It is funny. Simple as they are… sometimes it is the second read through that hits me. Love your work, sir.
Phil Harnish says
Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 1:56 pm
I’m with Michael Harvey, reading it the second time through was really quite profound.
Justin Kownacki says
Thursday, May 29, 2008 at 3:21 pm
Impressive. Especially the crafty use of “the y” as “they” — as they say, all’s fair in love and blackout poetry…
Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 10:55 am
but what gets me is the poignancy, the variety of content that appears in your poems. witty, brief, to the point.
what does that mind of yours do to slow down, or is this it?
OR – who dictates whether slowing down is needed?
please, not i, not i.
continue, as is, if not is would not be.
Austin Kleon says
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 10:38 am
sir jorge says
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 4:31 pm
people do this with books to: it’s an artform called “altered books”
Kristina Brown says
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 8:15 pm
At times it feels like there is nothing in the world with a thought and depth to make you see like in the midst of mindlessness- then you stumble upon someone like you creating something like this.
I appreciate your art.
Fréderick Hauser says
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 3:08 am
Great way to write, Mr. Austin. It is somewhat of a rationalized dadaistic/futuristic method. I like it.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 11:12 am
Thanks, y’all…welcome Stumblers!
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 10:05 pm
this is beautiful.
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 11:34 am
I used newspapers; magazines – particularly crossword puzzle books, to do this.
I’d create messages; even pretend to be a ‘spy’, and ‘decoding a message’ is fun. You set up the scenario, and then ‘decode’ – it’s surprising how it works.
I usually highlight in colors. All the yellows are meant to go together; the blues – pinks, greens, etc.
It makes a great art piece too.
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