All Things Trashpo


All Things Trashpo

This is a place to explore all things trashpo (Trash Poetry)and found objects.  Trashpo is 1) economical 2) environmentally responsible and 3) challenging. It's a great way to repurpose all the trash that our planet is buried in!

Location: the dumpster, junkyard, waste basket, landfill
Members: 185
Latest Activity: on Thursday

Quote from DKult Member Meeah Williams

"If trashpo has taught me anything its that every windblown street corner and cyclone fence is a veritable Dick Blick of free art materials."

Discussion Forum

About Junk Drawers

Started by Dan Mouer. Last reply by Francis Lammé Sep 25, 2020. 43 Replies

Not that kind of junk and not thse kinds of drawers... Hey, we all have them. I have several. They are veritable trasher troves of useless and useful-but-forgotten stuff. Papers, letters from lost lovers, dried up fountain pens, church attendance…Continue

DKULT KookbooK.

Started by DKULT. Last reply by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) Dec 18, 2019. 28 Replies

Please post your recipes for inclusion in the first and last ever Dkult KookBook!! This has been a long time coming since the pre_Dkult days of DKatering. We have certainly come a long way!here is the cover!!!…Continue

Tags: cookbook, dkult

Official Trashpo Handbook & DKult Directory

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Jul 23, 2018. 12 Replies

OFFICIAL TRASHPO HANDBOOK & DKULT DIRECTORY(This document is always under construction. Your comments and contributions are welcome! Just leave a message/pics in the comment stream, and I will update.)Aesthetic Trashbook - (see Trashbook) Angie…Continue

The TrashPo Litzer Prize - Landfill of Fame

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Jun 3, 2016. 432 Replies

Mail-artists are making astonishing breakthroughs in Trashpo, and they are recognized through the TrashPo Litzer Prize. Nominations for the…Continue


Started by DKULT. Last reply by Nancy Bell Scott May 26, 2015. 2 Replies

ongoing collaborative art project please leave your comments all suggestions virtual and in person will be placed in the suggestion box for a later showing…Continue

trash-po trans-po tation

Started by Lucky Pierre. Last reply by DKULT Jul 11, 2014. 4 Replies

somewhere in LA in an underground garage...

Restroom News

Started by Holly Cooper. Last reply by DKULT Apr 25, 2014. 66 Replies

Ya'll I haven't done any mail art lately as I just can seem to find the creativity for it. I've been in a long derth. But I do collect some odd bits of paper that I enjoy. I am an educational consultant and visit schools. Here's a great news sheet I…Continue

What the hell is DKult?

Started by DKULT. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Jan 18, 2013. 28 Replies

DKult was originated by DeVillo Sloan-- a Kult comprised of my 'fans' ---DKulters. He was the only one at the time and possibly even now.   But It has evolved into a friendly neighborhood Kult devoted to the worship of trash and  the creation of…Continue

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Comment by DKULT on Thursday

Comment by DKULT on January 15, 2021 at 10:27pm

Welcome new members! I get more MA from people I don't (yet) know than I do these days and was thrilled to get this excellent  trashpo package and notebook from Elly Dallas. It is a first!

Comment by Bradford on January 12, 2021 at 9:16pm

Yes, richard's use of such a common item once again makes me feel like I'm not seeing the world with as much fluxibility as I thought.

Comment by DKULT on January 12, 2021 at 1:28am

Comment by DKULT on January 12, 2021 at 1:24am

I was happy enough to receive this alterna-packaging piece from Richard Canard HAND delivered to me by my post woman, but there was also something inside?

This mail art works on so many levels-great art, great song by the police, forever of the multitude of tiny liquor bottles I see from something sad anf perplexing, to potential vehicles of.conversation to those in exile. 

I could be wrong, but I feel the dialogue might be referring to the fact that Richard took the time to make this bit of trash into something meaningful, witty, and fun.

This quote sums up the compulsion to make trashpo nicely, "I didn't have.yo do it, but it was the least I could do ( or the most I could do with the least)".

Thank you Richard!

Comment by DianeKeys on January 11, 2021 at 12:37am

The secret is out now Mick! Great picture.of you. 

I used sandpaper as well and paint on my collage pieces. 

Comment by Mick Boyle on January 11, 2021 at 12:12am

Comment by Mail Art Martha on January 10, 2021 at 7:48am

Diana, i love the  joke! it could be called Literary Trashpo, being recycled.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on January 10, 2021 at 7:45am

Mick! you certainly can be a cryptomarthist. It has no cure i am afraid. I am glad you like the books, i recomend ISSUU, it is great fun, you produce a simple pdf and they make it into an ebook for free. 

Strange things are happening to me in IUOMA. Yesterday i answered that the red socks are, in fact, socks (Very perceptive of you Sabrina) but the comment did not register and the same happened in another group.  It could be that in my cronic rush i forgot to click add comment.

Please note that the spelling of the first personal pronoun in lower case is on purpose. As a true Marthist i think to spell it in capitals is presumptuous and reflects anglosaxon neocolonialism. No other european language that I have come across does so.

Comment by Mick Boyle on January 10, 2021 at 12:13am

Mail Art Martha  I enjoy seeing your Sums drawing. I also found your Issuu books, very cool. I am sending you some mail art, possibly tonight.

Could I already be a Marthist and not know it?


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