A Message (Badge Book 2015 “As Advertised” Found Poem)

Published April 15, 2015 by kdorholt

For the “As Advertised” Found Poem, we were to find a community bulletin board and write down words and phrases from posted messages and write a poem using the words and phrases. I used the bulletin board in the lobby of the Brookfield Library.

It’s all elementary,
of no importance,
armchair travel,
first-rate madness!
Talking about
elder care and aging parents . . .
planning a storied life  . . .
or the patio vegetable garden . . .
attending classes in
food therapy and fitness . . .

The rest of us
need to know
where to go for
a new understanding . . .
to experience
great lives.
Do you know,
who is available
to teach us this?
Please, leave a message.

Words from Brookfield Public Library (Brookfield, WI) entryway bulletin board, 11 April 2015.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

My Tangled Adventures

Chris Gerstner

Kathy Fish

my website and blog

Denzer Family Art

Sharing Our Art with the World

Lindsey Gendke

Writing to My Roots

Notes to Self

...because life is a beautiful mess

JUMP FOR JOY Photo Project

capturing the joy of the human spirit - in mid air - around the world


Truth is a pain to accept

The Blahgg Blog

life by design in a small and still charming town.

Stories in 5 Minutes

because short stories are fun to read.

Peace, Love and Patchouli

Mental wanderings amongst stardust

Daily (w)rite


Words. On the Internet.

And perhaps some punctuation?


Nowhere else

Theme Showcase

Find the perfect theme for your blog.

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

Salsachica's Ramblings

A place to share a chica's thoughts about food, life and music

Don Charisma

because anything is possible with Charisma

%d bloggers like this: