Helping you to connect with the writer within
Try your hand at a Blackout Poem. A Blackout Poem involves taking a printed page and excavating a poem out of single words, therefore blacking out the rest of the page. These are fun to do and you can get very creative with them; if you’re nifty with drawing you can even create an image around your poem to reflect the theme:
I know it seems like sacrilege to tear out a page from a book to create your poem but if you’ve got an old battered book that’s losing its pages anyway then reincarnate it, or use a newspaper instead and see what you can come up with.