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   IN OUR OWN VOICES
      
          
Sample Found Poems
               
"Frida" Source Article                                                                   "Oprah" Source Article

     

Frida   

severely injured
contracted polio

 
damaged

highly unusual
for a girl at the time

jovial spirit
impaled by a steel handrail

began painting during her recovery
reconnected

Rivera
encouraged her artwork
moved around a lot

Kahlo
showed her painting

her love
lived

 

   

Oprah

philanthropist
troubled adolescence
warm-hearted personal style

success

nationally syndicated program
pledged to keep
respect

rewarded

Beloved


 

 

 

 

 

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