Category Archives: found poems

Who

An eye for an eye
will make the whole world go blind—
then who will chop wood?

 
 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Monday Poetry Train: Eagles, Ocean


 
 

 
 

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. Because I prefer not to cut up books, I use whatever sources are available. These words came from the current issue of Travel Oregon.
 
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Monday Poetry Train: Walking


 

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. Because I prefer not to cut up books, I use whatever sources are available. These words came from the July/August 2010 issue of Westways.
 
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Haiku Wednesday: Fathers


 

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. Because I prefer not to cut up books, I use whatever sources are available. These words came from an old issue of Guideposts.
 
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Haiku Bones: Radiant


 

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. Because I prefer not to cut up books, I use whatever sources are available. These words came from an old issue of National Geographic.
 
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Haiku Wednesday: Icicles


 

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. Because I prefer not to cut up books, I use whatever sources are available. These words came from an old issue of National Geographic.
 
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Monday Poetry Train: Golden Cradle


 

Lines found in National Geographic, January 1997
 
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Haiku Bones: Quietly


 

Lines found in National Geographic, January 1997
 
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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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