Monday, March 18, 2013

Blackout Poetry - We Are Ugly

I created another blackout poem from a newspaper article. I chose the newspaper Kaiserslautern American again. The article "Bad behavior is good entertainment at Hilltop" appeared on page 19 on March 15, 2013.


We Are Ugly
By Candace Shultz

Polite adults
with civilized manners
rip into each other
like savage beasts
and trample
right over their son.

The parents 
begin nicely
and go downhill 
with accusations, tears, 
and bad behavior.

Their masks 
are ripped away.

Just how ugly can we be?



Here's the original newspaper article: