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Two found-word poems by J.I. Kleinberg:
An erasure by Vivian Wagner: "Wishful Thinking"
J.I. Kleinberg is artist, poet, freelance writer, and co-editor of Noisy Water: Poetry from Whatcom County, Washington (Other Mind Press, 2015). A Pushcart nominee and winner of the 2016 Ken Warfel Fellowship, her found poems have appeared recently in Diagram, The Tishman Review, Yew Journal, Hedgerow, and Otoliths. She lives in Bellingham, Washington, and blogs most days at thepoetrydepartment.wordpress.com.
Vivian Wagner is an associate professor of English at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. She's the author of a memoir, Fiddle: One Woman, Four Strings, and 8,000 Miles of Music (Citadel) and a poetry chapbook, The Village (forthcoming from Aldrich Press).
Found-Poem Collage Art by Kathleen Loomis
Kathleen Loomis retired from a career in newspaper journalism and corporate communication to become a full-time visual artist. For seventeen years she has been making daily art, changing the rules and format every year. This year it's using found text to make poems, most frequently haiku. She has degrees from Syracuse and Northwestern Universities and lives in Louisville KY where she is a member of Pyro Gallery, a co-operative art gallery.