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Found Poem Instructions

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Beth Shimer

on 17 January 2011

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Transcript of Found Poem Instructions

How to Write a Found Poem You can use any book—a novel, a magazine, a poetry book, even a textbook.
The most important thing is to choose a book that will have lots of interesting words and phrases. 2)Gather words as you skim through the book When you come across a word or phrase that catches your attention, write it down on a post-it note. You want to end up with 10-15 post-it notes. 3) Play with your words Move your post-it notes around and look at the words in a different order. You could possibly look for patterns or a story. Get a piece of scrap paper and lay out all of your post-it notes in the order that you like the best 4)Write a rough draft 1) Choose a book Using your own words, connect the post-it notes into a poem. Write on the scrap paper and on the post-it notes 5) Re-write the entire poem Don’t forget to think about where you want to break up lines or stanzas. This is a good way to emphasize different words or ideas
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