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found poem

noun
1.
a composition made by combining fragments of such printed material as newspapers, signs, or menus, and rearranging them into the form of a poem.
Origin of found poem
1965-1970
1965-70; by analogy with found object
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Examples from the web for found poem
  • Go to a center in small groups, review the book, and select their favorite lines from the book to create a found poem.
  • Create a found poem that depicts the tone and message of the abolitionist movement.

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