I’m a big fan of the ‘cut-up’ approach to poetry, it’s usually pretty damn fun and I think it allows for unexpected images and ideas to come to the fore – so this time I went with an unfinished draft of one of my own poems, but with the restriction that I take the first line from every stanza, instead of taking randomly.
I’ll probably try a few more of these over the year – probably much longer ones too.
Here’s the result:
two drunk kids
sneak into the dusk