found poem

noun

: a poem consisting of words found in a nonpoetic context (such as a product label) and usually broken into lines that convey a verse rhythm

Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of found poem was in 1966

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“Found poem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/found%20poem. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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