With the World Series upon us, our poetry prompt this week invites you to craft an erasure poem from one of three baseball manuals from Spaulding’s Athletic Library, available on the Internet Archive.
Passwords are hard to remember: poetry to the rescue! And more in security, surveillance, and found art.
The Toronto Blue Jays vs the Kansas City Royals (librarians), the metamodern Stephen Colbert, erasure in “biomythography,” and more.
Today, October 21, is Back to the Future Day, the day Marty McFly travels to in Back to the Future Part II in order to save his yet-to-be-born children. Celebrate poetry style by crafting a found poem sourced from the Back to the Future scripts.
Our weekly roundup of found poetry news and resources includes poetry in new contexts, and new contexts in poetry…
Write a poem in the form of a debate, or by using debate transcripts as source text.
With pumpkin already infiltrating your favorite products, why don’t you let it infiltrate your poems, too? This week, write a pumpkin-infused found poem.
Poetry in the news, an N+7 poem at Poetry Magazine, and a Noctua Review call for submissions.
Nogues’ text takes on the task of capturing an empire in the incongruities of its history and places the burden on an entire tradition—a set of documents that, save for Nogues’ practice of reading-through, might have otherwise been allowed to stand, enabling essential truths of the matter to remain hidden and unquestioned as parts of larger seemingly untouchable historical constructs.
Conceptual poetry meets science, Oulipost meets broadside, poetry meets random acts.