Contents November / December 2011





Found Poetry Contest Index


Index of Contestants


First Place Winner: Bernard Gieske, USOur World A Collage Afloat

Second Place Winner: Cristian Mocanu, RO: Brief Encounter

Poems of Honourable Merit:

Munia Khan, BD: An English Poem
Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé: Villanelle: Ut Pictura Poesis
Aju Mukhopadhyay, IN: Bumblebee Bamboozles

Contest Judges: Karina Klesko, John Daleiden, Neal Whitman


# 01: Harvey Jenkins, CA: Found Poem: Free Verse: The Horn of Africa

# 02: Brian Strand, UK: Found Poem: Free Verse: Aspects of Love

# 03: Vinta Agrawal, IN: Found Poem: Free Verse: Tungsten

# 04: Peggy Heinrich, US: Found Poem: Haiku: Reader's Digestion

# 05: Maude Larke, FR: Found Poetry Contest: Free Verse: Barreca Builds Bowen's Amen

# 06: Aju Mukhopadhyay, IN: Found Poem: Bumblebee Bamboozles

# 07: Munia Khan, BD: Found Poem: Unmetered Couplets: "An English Poem"

# 08: Emily Romano, US: Found Poem: Rhymed Verse: The Echo

# 09: Munia Khan, BD: Found Poem: Sonnet: Set Your Mind Free

# 10: Marg Beverland, NZ: Found Poem: Free Verse: Insomnia

# 11: Djurdja Vukelic Rozic, CR: Found Poem: Free Verse: Bird Bites

# 12: Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé: Found Poem: Villanelle: Ut Pictura Poesis

# 13: Zvi A. Sesling, US: Found Poem: Free Verse: I Bought A Gun

# 14: Zlata Bogovic, CR: Found Poem: Free Verse: He Sees Further Than Anybody Else

# 15: Zvi A. Sesling: Found Poem: Free Verse: Friend

# 16: Cristian Mocanu, RO: Found Poem: Cento: Song of the Dawn

# 17: Cristian Mocanu, RO: Found Poem: Cento: Brief Encounter

# 18: Bernard Gieske, US: Found Poem: Free Verse: Our World A Collage Afloat


Participants: Vinta Agrawal, IN; Marg Beverland, NZ; Zlata Bogovic, CR; Bernard Gieske, US; Peggy Heinrich, US; Harvey Jenkins, CA; Munia Khan, BD; Maude Larke, FR; Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé; Cristian Mocanu, RO; Aju Mukhopadhyay, IN; Emily Romano, US; Djurdja Vukelic Rozic, CR; Zvi A. Sesling; Brian Strand, UK


Examples of Found Poem Format in the November / December 2011 Sketchbook:

Karina Klesko, USFree Verse Found Poem: Embarrassed To Talk About Love

Neal Whitman, USFree Verse Found Poem: Adding Insult to Injury


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