Look What I Found
A found poem consists of direct quotes from a literary work to form a poem. Found poems are ideal for creating a desired effect.
The commander's voice was like thin ice breaking.
Dr. Mitty, "I've read your book on streptothricosis."
The District attorney suddenly thrust a heavy automatic at the quiet figure on the witness stand.
"I could have killed Gregory Fitzhurst at 300 feet with my left hand."
He turned and waved to the sergeant.
His wife would be through at the hairdressers in 15-minutes.
He faced the firing squad; erect and motionless, proud and disdainful,
Walter Mitty the Undefeated, inscrutable to the last.
- Brainstorm a list of passages from the story that create a desired effect.
- Select the ones that work and arrange them accordingly.