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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

How to Make a "Found Poetry" Poem

  • From old magazines and/or newspapers, cut out words or phrases at random
  • Accumulate all cut-outs and set aside until you're ready to glue them on a bondpaper
  • After a moderate amount of cut-outs, start assembling them as a "draft" on the table
  • When finalized what sentences/lines to form, start gluing each cut-out side-by-side
  • Continue until your poem is formed

My sample of Found Poetry:


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