September, 2014

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Finders Keepers: Sources

Currently, Silver Birch Press is running a Celebrity Free Verse Series. The featured found poems are sourced from articles, interviews, and other materials related to celebrities. There are poems with sources related to Arnold Schwarzenegger, Shia LaBeouf, Georgia O’Keeffe, and many others.

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Finders Keepers: Out of Context

Although it isn’t quite found poetry, the @NYTMinusContext twitter feed is definitely found comedy. All the tweets are taken verbatim from New York Times content. Some are hilarious, some a strange, and some are just creepy:

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Finders Keepers: Fail Better

In this excellent post, Russell Dillon covers language, poetry, hip-hop, skateboarding, and his own take on the similarities between failure and success. His unique perspective on the place of code in language, art and music is definitely worth reading.

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Book Review: From the Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes

Edwards’ text recognizes the possibilities of an original text, but bends them to poetic will, exercising an intervention that results in a collection that does not lean on whimsy or cleverness, transcending mere gimmick and trickery. Instead, it focuses on how our essential strangeness is a constant living condition.