December 22, 2017

Diversity First

By Jerry Harp

Inspired by Caroline Hagood’s brilliant blog about erasure poetry and the seven words banned to the Centers for Disease Control (“Banned Words and Erasure Poetry”), I’ve come up with a […]

December 17, 2017

Forbidden Words and the CDC

By Jerry Harp

Remember when the forbidden words were George Carlin’s “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television”? They were—and are!—fun to say, and they come trippingly off the tongue: shit, piss, […]