This post is part of a series of weekend found poetry prompts. If you have an idea for a found poetry source, email Senior Poetry Editor Beth Ayer at email@example.com.
“Dear Scared of the Future,
There’s a crazy lady living in your head.”
From relationship plights to a myriad of social quandaries to totally fictionalized accounts (surely, right?), advice columns can be a great source for story and the language of life.
This week, write a found poem inspired by advice columns or letters. Here are some columns to start with:
- Dear Prudence (Slate)
- Sedaratives (The Believer)
- Savage Love
- Since You Asked
- Captain Awkward
- Dear Sugar (The Rumpus)