According to the Academy of American Poets, "found poetry" takes content from existing texts and refashions them, reorders them, and presents them as poems. The literary equivalent of a collage, found poetry is often made from newspapers articles, street signs, graffiti, speeches, letters, or even other poems.
A pure found poem consists exclusively of outside texts: the words of the poem remain as they were found, with few additions or omissions. Decisions of form, such as where to break a line, are left to the poet.
Where will you find a poem today?