The Seeker

A Meta-Cognitive Journal About Writing… Plus Other Stuff

A Found Poem

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I recently poked around a copy of a PowerPoint presentation I was given.  I looked for words or phrases that caught my attention, and came up with about 25.  I wrote them out and started looking for patterns in the list.  Pretty soon, I fixated on a group of words that shared a recurring sound.  I found a few other chunks of phrases and sentences to throw in, scratched out a few drafts, and came up with a found poem.  I should do this more often.

What the ROE* Had to Say

Our comprehension of the literature compels us to convey to you that your zip code is a guidepost to how you will be stranded upon completion of our summative assessments.  We felt it best to share out these disparate standards.  Questions?  Thank You!!

(*as explained on its website, the Regional Office of Education performs regulatory functions, coordinates and delivers state and local services, and disseminates information for educators, school districts and the community)

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Written by seeker70

October 23, 2012 at 11:06 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. How very John Nash of you.

    Scott Smith

    October 23, 2012 at 4:05 pm


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