Found Poetry News and Resources: March 20

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Geist Magazine Announces Winners of Annual Erasure Poetry Contest

Over at Geist, they announced the winners of their second annual erasure poetry contest, where writers were challenged to erase an excerpt from Sheila Heti’s “How Should a Person Be?” Check out the names and winning entries of all of the winners, honorable mentions and long list over on their site.

Haiku, Meet Twitter

First there was the Pentametron, now there’s Tweet Haikus. Using the public Twitter stream and a Python tool that detects the number of syllables in words, the site and Twitter feed display random updates of exactly 17 syllables

View a random haiku from public Twitter feeds over on their website or follow their Twitter account that retweets updates every few hours.


Found Poetry in the Classroom

Over at the Library of Congress blog, writer Anne Savage highlights the library’s Found Poetry Primary Source Set, which guides students to create found poetry from historically significant documents.


Book Spine Poetry

New Jersey Jewish News Editor-in-Chief Andrew Silow-Carroll tries his hand at book spine poetry over on his blog.


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