It isn’t often that you hear about an intersection between found poetry and slam poetry, but the two collided last week in Columbia, Missouri as part of the Black History Month Protest Poetry Slam.
Finding poetry in auto generated new age “bullshit.”
You likely heard about the similarities between Tom Petty’s song “I Won’t Back Down” and Sam Smith’s song “Stay With Me.” The discussion brings to mind many of the familiar arguments about appropriation, sampling and straight up theft. Last week at the A.V. Club, Alex McCown took on the issue, evoking great minds such as Carl Jung, T.S. Eliot and The Simpsons.
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A rose is a rose is a rose, and violets are blue.
It’s about time.
Found poetry is popping up all around! Here are some examples that caught my eye in recent weeks.
Amongst the twists and turns of dejectedness and despair, and realizing that we are not as alone as we may think we are, Robert Fitterman’s No, Wait. Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself explores moments where everyone certainly feels like it.