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bright box: A blackout poem from page 7 of The Matrix Screenplay

11 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

It’s been more than 40 days since I took a break, a sort of vow of silence, in regards to one famous app. I think one benefit of this is that I discovered Publish0x. Also, I had more time to work on content for my new Publish0x blogs. Michelle Thiele...

The alley answered: A blackout poem from page 5 of The Matrix Screenplay

2 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

An alley can be looked at as a kind of roofless tunnel. In “The Symbolism of Tunnels in Literature”, Linda Emma informs us that tunnels serve as “symbolic representations of journeys and passages” such as “from a place of darkness and doubt to a plac...

Open the Shadow: A blackout poem from page 3 of The Matrix Screenplay

29 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

Ah the beauty of technology! So for my first two blackout poems, I used the Paint program and it took me approximately 1 hour to work on each poem. Today, I thought to myself, "Surely, there must be someone out there who has thought of an easier way...

Boundaries: A blackout poem from the first page of The Matrix screenplay

27 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

It took me about an hour to create this blackout poem. I used the Paint program. Another name for blackout poetry is erasure. “Erasure is a form of found poetry or found object art created by erasing words from an existing text in prose or verse and...

Cliffs, Chasm, Zeros: A blackout poem from page 6 of The Matrix Screenplay

5 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

One of my favourite bands is U2 and one of my favourite U2 songs is "Where the Streets Have No Name". The music video was shot on a rooftop, a nod to The Beatles' last concert as portrayed in the "Let It Be" film. According to Bono, the song is about...