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Antithesis to Stork
by Jacob Schepers

antithesis to the stork 1_edited_edited.
A second page of the same text but beginning to blur together. The shape of each word is still visible but it's more difficult to read. It looks like each letter has been replicated and placed over its original.
The same text but not only are the words blurring with letters repeating over each other but also each line has been replicated and placed over the original.
The same text as the previous images but further blurred, each sentence and word overlaps with one another, given the amount of overlap there's a level of depth. If you look closely, you can still read some of the words.
Presumably the same text as before but everything has been incredibly further together. The overlapping words have piled on top of each other to create a black center of where the block of text used to be. The first and final lines are still readable but the rest of the text is gone.

Jacob Schepers is the author of A Bundle of Careful Compromises (Outriders Poetry Project, 2014). His poems and reviews have appeared in or are forthcoming from as Verse, Midway Journal, Anti-Heroin Chic, Tupelo Quarterly, The Fanzine, Entropy, Heavy Feather Review, DIALOGIST, and Belt Magazine. With Sara Judy he edits the journal ballast, and he teaches at the University of Notre Dame. More at and @JacobSchepers

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