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Poetry Friday: Enigma by Erica Westcott


If you cannot read the text above, here it is, plain:

The best way to achieve the impossible is to endure it as you would an epidemic of beauty.
- Enigma by Erica Westcott

I found this piece in Austin Kleon's book Newspaper Blackout, which is a collection of poetry Kleon made by taking a permanent marker to newspaper articles and turning them into something new.  At the end of the book, Kleon included the winners of a newspaper blackout contest he held online in 2008. One of the winners was Erica Westcott, as seen above.

Check out Underdog by Austin Kleon, also published in Newspaper Blackout.

Learn more about Newspaper Blackout and read additional poems at the Newspaper Blackout blog.

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