This post is part of a series of weekly found poetry prompts. If you have an idea for a found poetry source, email Senior Poetry Editor Beth Ayer.
This weekend, write a poem using words found in the completed New York Times crossword puzzle above (Friday, August 30, 2013 puzzle).
- Option one: Create a found poem using only the words in the solved puzzle.
- Option two: In addition to the words in the puzzle, use words from the solution descriptions found below the puzzle here.
- Option three: For an added challenge, choose any weekend puzzle, complete it, and then create a found poem using the solution words.
As always, please share your poems in the comments!