Erasure poetry & Redaction poetry by Hew Murphy

cards-600Dear Mr. President,

You speak a language of fear, hate, and ignorance when millions of children are listening. America’s children need more from you than jobs and walls. Please don’t lose your opportunity to be a positive role model.

a_million_people_will_speak-600original source url: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/03/29/daily-press-briefing-press-secretary-sean-spicer-31

Updated URL (as of 12-27-17): https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/daily-press-briefing-press-secretary-sean-spicer-032917/

america_is_immigration-600original source url: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/04/07/president-donald-j-trumps-weekly-address

Updated URL (as of 12-27-17): https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-donald-j-trumps-weekly-address-6/

believe_it_or_not-600original source url: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/04/11/record-press-briefing-comprehensive-plan-reforming-federal

Updated URL (as of 12-27-17): https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/record-press-briefing-comprehensive-plan-reforming-federal-government-reducing-federal-civilian-workforce/

id_like_a_conflict-ending_president-600original source url: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/04/19/press-briefing-press-secretary-sean-spicer-4192017

Broken Link (as of 12-27-17); archive of original text: http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=123775

unleash_the_environment-600original source url: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/04/11/remarks-president-trump-strategic-and-policy-ceo-discussion

Updated URL (as of 12-27-17): https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-strategic-policy-ceo-discussion/

Follow HewMurphy on Instagram for regular postings of his redaction poetry and erasure poetry. [edit: Hew has created a permanent home for his poetry at @MakeTheMessageGreatAgain)

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