A Poem Found

I’ve often thought I’d have a go at found poetry, but it wasn’t until yesterday when I https://cherylandrews.wordpress.com/2017/03/30/fire/#comment-8474 saw Cheryl’s re-blog of a post by CB Wentworth that I was inspired enough to try.

Cheryl  responded to my comment by asking me to post if I tried, so here it is.

I didn’t have an appropriate pen and have no idea where my paints are, so I used a whiteboard marker and a biro.

Do pop over to both Cheryl and CB, ‘Fire’ is absolutely beautiful. I’m going to try this again soon, it was good fun. Thanks again Cheryl, this could be addictive.

 

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17 thoughts on “A Poem Found

  1. What fun this is, and what a beauty you’ve created. I made a number of such when I was writing teaching notes to go with the school magazine, hoping primary school kids would have as much fun playing around as I did.

      1. You’re far too generous! I’ve got blog-ideas coming out my ears – nine drafts, I think, at last look. I’ll add it to the list. How did you go about it. I cut out words that caught my fancy from headlines, and then physically moved them around. I think I was working to a predetermined theme too, tied to the story the lesson idea was attached to.

      2. I’ve always got lots I’d like to post but not enough time!I found a book I’d bought in a charity shop, pulled out a page, ringed around some likely words and blacked out the rest of the page 🙂

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