The Arrow Finds Its Mark

A Book of Found Poems

By Georgia Heard (Editor); Antoine Guillope (Illustrator)
Roaring Brook Press, Hardcover, 9781596436657, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 27, 2012

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Description

Twitter feeds, school notes, advertisements, street signs--find poetry in the unlikely places with thirty comtemporary poets.

Imagine picking up a scrap of paper off the floor or reading a sign at a gas station or looking at graffiti on the subway and finding poetry in these words. The literary equivalent of a collage, found poems take existing text, reorder and refashion it, and present it as a poem. Youthful, urban, and ironic, this energetic and surprising poetic form demonstrates the beauty of everyday words and will inspire young poets to find their own poetry.

Find your own poems with Georgia Heard's "The Arrow Finds Its Mark" as your guide.




About the Author
Georgia Heard, author of "The Arrow Finds its Mark", is a writer, speaker, and educational consultant who teaches and speaks to audiences in the United States and around the world about writing and using poetry with children. She lives in Singer Island, Florida.



Praise For The Arrow Finds Its Mark

"...will have readers seeing inspiration all around them..."-Publishers Weekly  “Aimed at young readers, with an eye to helping them learn to write their own found poems, the collection will be a handy guide to an accessible form.” -Kirkus “…this intriguing little book offers an appealingly down-to-earth entryway into poetry.”--Booklist

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