It’s been a little over two weeks since the end of Oulipost, and although the project is over, the poems are still just as enjoyable. In April, the Found Poetry Review editorial team put together a half-time report including some highlights from the first half of Oulipost. Since the end of the month, we’ve been compiling highlights from the second half of the project. Here’s a sample:
Conclude the project by writing a poem that incorporates words and lines from all of your past 29 poems.
The name of this procedure is taken from the soft drink marketed as “the champagne of ginger ales.”
A text in which each word has one letter less than the preceding one, and the last word only one letter.
Create a 14-line sonnet sourced from lines from your newspaper that is divided according to the first five digits of the irrational number pi – that is, into stanzas of 3, 1, 4, 1 and 5 lines.
The outlaw in question is the name of the person (or subject) to whom the poem is addressed.
Aka “line stretching.”
Homosyntaxism is a method of translation that preserves only the syntactic order of the original words.
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Inventory is a method of analysis and classification that consists of isolating and listing the vocabulary of a pre-existing work according to parts of speech.