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What Is Found Poetry?

Found Poetry is poetry which is formed by taking the words from a pre-existent source, such as a book or newspaper. You could take some of the words, mix them up, or just scribble out all but the words you want to use. A lot of people in this group make their pieces of found poetry very aesthetically pleasing too, but found poetry exists in many forms.

More importantly, it's fun. So try it :)


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SUBMISSIONS/FAVES/JOINING/BLOGGING
Howdy fellow Foundarters!

Here is how things stand on the admin front:

  • Submissions:
    Members' submissions are always put to vote. Each piece only needs one vote to go through. Basically, this is just to ensure that no non-Found pieces get through.
  • Join Requests: Anybody can send out a join request, which is subject to democratic vote.
  • Blogs: Anybody can submit to blog, which goes to the vote.


Thank you, and keep submitting/faving/enjoying your time here at #DailyPoetics!

Much love all round,
Luis.
Guys - I have been away for much too long and I see that many beautiful found poetry submissions have expired. Super sad face. If you're reading this, please resubmit and I will shine a beautiful, well deserved light upon your works. Thanks so much.
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:icontiganusi:
tiganusi Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Professional
Hi, just a question I've been wondering - does your group accept text-only found poetry, or strictly the visual type?
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larroney Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Student Writer
We sure do, although we focus more on visual forms.
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:icontiganusi:
tiganusi Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Professional
Cheers! I shall file that in my useful-to-know pile!
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Flutingspirit Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
Thanks for featuring my poem 'Only their eyes' and of course all of my other strange poellage-ical cuttings (made up phrase) that you've posted here recently...Much appreciated :)
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larroney Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Student Writer
Thank you for submitting; I'm in love with your work
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WishingUnderThatStar Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I've recently gotten interested in found poetry so this group is perfect for me! :la:
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ink-in-the-doorway Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
Welcome!!! :heart:
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larroney Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Student Writer
Excellent! Welcome to the group xxx
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WishingUnderThatStar Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! :iconbathlaplz:
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Schofield-Alan Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Professional Writer
grawlixpoetry.blogspot.com is alive and well! We've been stickering your poetry up around the metro for like four months and it seems the community is eating it up. July's running light on submissions so throw us what you have for our all-in-air-conditioning July issue! Cheers!
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