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A text or piece of writing not originally intended as poetry, removed from its context and presented in poetic form as having aesthetic value.
found poetry n.
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a poem made by combining or rearranging fragments of prose, as a speech or story, into a verselike structure.
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found poem- A passage within prose that unintentionally reads like poetry.
See also related terms for poetry.
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