Introducing The Found Poetry Review
All is not lost! The Found Poetry Review, a quarterly online journal "celebrating the poetry in the existing and everyday," has just launched its debut Summer 2011 issue. Featured are poets Howie Good, Jill Crammond, Christina Burress, and many, many more.
Here's Guy Torrey's "Harsh Conditions":
storms, other times
rocks. Few survive
such harsh conditions;
adapted to loss,
The source? Wikipedia.
From the journal's website:
We publish found poetry, centos, erasure poems and other forms that incorporate elements of existing texts.
Read on to review commonly accepted definitions of found poetry, access prominent examples of found poetry hosted elsewhere on the web and learn how found poetry fits into fair use standards.
Our prompt: go find some poems and then submit!