New York Times Poetic Form

New York Times Poetic Form

For my poetic form, I wanted to take the last word of line and have that be the first word of the next line. I call it “Poetic Form, Form Poetry”. I was attracted to the idea of a chain reaction in poetry. Where each line is a direct result of the previous line. The content of my poems come from headlines from NY Times. Here is my code:

Here are a few poems:

Right-Wing Groups Find a Haven, for a Day, in Russia
Russia Fails in Bid to Stop U.N. Staff Benefits for All Gay Couples
Couples in Thailand Dance Their Way to World Record
Record TV Viewing Figures for Six Nations Showdown
Showdown Looms as North Dakota Legislators Mull Oil Levy Sharing
Sharing Files via Dropbox With People Who Don’t Have an Account
Account Shows ECB Fears of Deflation as It Weighed Stimulus
Stimulus for Eurozone, but It May Be Too Little or Too Late
Late Rivero Winner for Whitecaps Stuns Orlando
Orlando Airport, Emirates to Offer Nonstop Service to Dubai
Dubai Port Giant DP World Profits Rise to $675M Last Year

Money Makes Crazy
Crazy All the Time
Time to make “hard decisions” in Iran nuclear talks-Kerry
Kerry Flies to Switzerland for Make-Or-Break Iran Nuke Talks
Talks Wrap Up and Cuba’s Leader Lambastes US Over Venezuela
Venezuela Seeks 10 Million Signatures in Anti-US Petition
Petition Filed to Protect Yellowstone Bison

Computer Attack Delays School Assessment Testing in Colorado
Colorado Pot Campaigner Seeks ‘Sanctuary’ Status for Mountain Town
Town Requests Probe After Prostitute Steals Sergeant’s Gun
Gun Battle as Militants Attack India’s Kashmir Army Camp
Camp Hell
Hell Drivers
Drivers Competing in the 2015 Daytona 500
500 Commuters Rescued From Train Stuck Outside Philadelphia
Philadelphia VA Office Investigated Over Disability Claims
Claims Against Saudis Cast New Light on Secret Pages of 9/11 Report
Report Calls for Improvements at FBI to Combat Terror
Terror Attack in Tunisia a Fresh Blow to Tourism Industry
Industry Makes $7,000 for Each Tobacco Death: Health Campaigners
Campaigners Seek Legal Review of UK Banks’ Swaps Redress Scheme