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Bring your candle to glitter again by Itti Bring your candle to glitter again by Itti
"Found poetry" (or "blackout poetry") is a type of poetry created by taking words, phrases, and sometimes whole passages from other sources and reframing them as poetry by making changes in spacing and/or lines (and consequently meaning), or by altering the text by additions and/or deletions.
(From Wikipedia.)

Text reads:
unlock the moonlight,
forge a chain,
bring your candle to glitter again.

This one was a bit different. Once I'd thought of "unlock the moonlight, forge a chain", for some reason the cadence of what I had so far made me want to look for a rhyme. And then I had to make it go round in a circle =p

I think this is my favourite so far. I like that it could be metaphorical or literal (obviously not real-world literal, but fantasy literal) and I like the way the rhythm (and rhyme) makes it sound like a spell or a chant of some kind.

It almost seems like the first verse of something...?

More here.

Edit: It's a photocopy, guys. Please stop asking! :giggle:
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Daily Deviation

Given 2012-08-15
TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! :wave:

As part of :iconthetitlepage:'s Found Poetry: Titles as Art project, I've used the title of this wonderful deviation in a poem here:

Tell Me What You've Gone and Done Now

Thank you so much! :heart:
DailyLitDeviations Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013
Your wonderful literary work has been chosen to be featured by =DailyLitDeviations in a news article that can be found here: dailylitdeviations.deviantart.… Congratulations on your DD!

Be sure to check out the other artists featured and show your support by :+fav:ing the News Article. Keep writing and keep creating.
AnnaMarie2013 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Student General Artist
I've never seen this kind of work, but I like it. Congratulations on your DD. :D
ridergal126 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow that's so cool
HARDIYANTII Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hardrockangel Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I came across your poem on Wil Wheaton's Tumblr, that's seriously amazing! :faint:
Vigilo Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Student Writer
You got reblogged by Neil Gaiman here! Congratulations, that's amazing! :wow:
Ilenora Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I adore this, and the book you chose for it too. The poem is beautiful and glides gracefully through the words. The only thing I might point out is that I missed the 'a' at first - it gets lost in the black lines and disappears a bit. Still, a very beautiful and moving piece :heart:
Itti Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, you have a good point about that. If I still had the original I might go around the outline a bit more strongly (especially on the right), but I think a better remedy would have been to make the circle a bit bigger, so more clear white space around the a. I'll bear it in mind for next time :)
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