Somewhere in the depths of the covid-19 pandemic, I started this project where I would cut up self-help books and make collaged found-poem type things out of them (sometimes with little illustrations). The initial idea was that I thought it would be funny to re-configure self-help books into dark and/or cynical poems. For example, here is one from The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck:
Here’s one from The Life Changing Art of Tidying Up:
But I also made some nicer ones:
Anyhow, I still think that inverting self-help books is a funny idea, so maybe I will revisit that someday.