Quarantine Collage Poetry
Call for Works
DEADLINE – JUNE 1, 2020
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Taking snippets of statements, headlines, imagery from the daily news. Compose collage poems while we are all in quarantine. If you add your own words to connect things together, put in brackets [like this]. Punctuate how you wish. Long or short poems. Arrange how you wish. At the bottom of the poem try to mention the sources of the material.
To participate make collage poetry with text taken from current news reports (compared to images). Can be any length. Can be however many poems you want to submit. Can be in any language (I will use google translator to have an english translation to go with the poems in other languages.) All submissions will be posted on this page. Send something everyday or as many as you like. It is intended as a record for this historical moment.
I’ll make a really short one as an example…
TV in America.
There was no cure.
You couldn’t find the silent carriers
to do contact tracing.
Right after that [we started]
finding out where our hotspots were:
Fallen heros in the cafeteria.
Source: snippets typed while listening to MSNBC News live conversation.
Make the General StrikePeople have power. we do not tie our organizingthe people will rule from belowto build our power to demandchanges we want won’t
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Collage sobre cartón de 23,5 x 21 cm. 04.04.2020 Gracias a todos. Merci à tous. Gracias a todos, sin vuestra ayuda no saldríamos adelante,gracias a
Thank you very much, everyone.they were going to unfortunately perishthe travel ban, that was earlierif you look at statisticswe have so much fake newsI like
Good afternoon to everyone.very mixed emotionsThese are stressful emotional timesI’ll just present the factswhat we are doing is actually workingit’s making a differenceclose down schools,
Steven J Fowler – UK – Infinite Italian Snowfall – mixed media collage on paper
Steven J Fowler – UK – Strange Latin Yacht – mixed media collage on paper
There’s a tremendous glut of oilVery appropriate, isn’t it?our ongoing effortsSo we’re working on itit’ll work out eventuallyA tremendous progress is being made.the numbers of
Collage sobre cartón de 27 x 20,5 cm. 02.04.2020 Tous contre le covid-19 Tête de fantôme, animal étrange,crâne d’animal, mi-homme, mi-mal,Boule de feu, boule de
Message: a drinkpoured for humanityat odds Source: Headlines at cnn.com, April 11th