Monday Poetry Train: Storyteller


 
Although I’ve been on the alert for found poems for several years, I am indebted to The Odd Inkwell for the idea of actually slicing and dicing text, then arranging it into poetic form. This senryu about a storyteller is one of my first attempts. Because I prefer not to cut up books, I use whatever sources are available. These words came from a catalog.
 

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Posted on May 31, 2010, in cut-and-pasted poems, found poems, Monday Poetry Train Revisited, my senryu. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Well done. William S. Burroughs wrote whole books this way. Here’s one of mine with words clipped from the NY Times:

    WORDS OF THE TIMES

  2. What a neat idea.

  3. That would be a journey to remember.

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