20 Random Guerilla Poems

by on March 29, 2014
 

What is Guerilla Poetry? Guerilla Poetry is a project created to distribute poems into books to surprise a reader. http://www.guerillapoetics.org/whatisgpp/ A surprised reader will often search for whom might have created the poem and placed it their only to find the project. Then they can report the found poem and it is recorded by the GPP.

Here are some of their works:

Found in Salem, Oregon in their public Library.  Found: 1/21/2014

Found in Salem, Oregon in their public Library.

Found: 1/21/2014

Found in Seattle, WA in the Seattle Public Library in the book "Enchanted Night by Steven Millhauser". Found: 2/14/2014

Found in Seattle, WA in the Seattle Public Library in the book “Enchanted Night by Steven Millhauser”.

Found: 2/14/2014

Found in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua County Library in the book "Good Poems by Edited by Garrison Keillor" Found: 3/9/2011

Found in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua County Library in the book “Good Poems by Edited by Garrison Keillor”

Found: 3/9/2011

Found in San Diego, California  in the book "notes of a dirty old man by Bukowski". Found: 3/17/2011

Found in San Diego, California in the book “notes of a dirty old man by Bukowski”.

Found: 3/17/2011

Found in Huntsville, Alabama in the book "The Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry by Robert Pack, Sydney Lea, Jay Parini (eds.)" in a bookstore called "the Booklegger". Found: 3/26/2011

Found in Huntsville, Alabama in the book “The Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry by Robert Pack, Sydney Lea, Jay Parini (eds.)” in a bookstore called “the Booklegger”.

Found: 3/26/2011

Found in Long Beach, California in the book "The Spoken Word Revolution by collaboration of poets" at a Borders books store. Found:  12/27/2011

Found in Long Beach, California in the book “The Spoken Word Revolution by collaboration of poets” at a Borders books store.

Found: 12/27/2011

Found in Ashland, Virginia in the book "Selected Addresses and Essays by Viscount Haldane" at the McGraw-Page Library. Found: 2/9/2012

 

Found in Ashland, Virginia in the book “Selected Addresses and Essays by Viscount Haldane” at the McGraw-Page Library.

Found: 2/9/2012

 

 

Found in Detroit, Michigan in the book "THE GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck" at the Jefferson Library. Found on: 2/15/2012

Found in Detroit, Michigan in the book “THE GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck” at the Jefferson Library.

Found: 2/15/2012

 

Found in Seattle, Washington in the book "Cubist Poets in Paris by L.C. Breunig" in the Seattle Public Library. Found on: 2/28/2012

Found in Seattle, Washington in the book “Cubist Poets in Paris by L.C. Breunig” in the Seattle Public Library.

Found: 2/28/2012

 

Found in Perth, Western Australia in a dictionary at the Murdoch University Library. Found: 3/12/2012

Found in Perth, Western Australia in a dictionary at the Murdoch University Library.

Found: 3/12/2012

 

 

Found in Columbus, Ohio in the book "Book of Haikus by Jack Kerouac". Found: 7/26/2012

Found in Columbus, Ohio in the book “Book of Haikus by Jack Kerouac”.

Found: 7/26/2012

 

 

Found in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland in the book "Visions of Cody by Jack Kerouac" in the Stornoway Library. Found: 1/4/2013

Found in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland in the book “Visions of Cody by Jack Kerouac” in the Stornoway Library.

Found: 1/4/2013

 

Found in Dyer, Indiana in the book "The Clock Winder by Anne Tyler". Found on: 1/28/2013

Found in Dyer, Indiana in the book “The Clock Winder by Anne Tyler”.

Found: 1/28/2013

 

This was found in Finland in the book "Indecent Exposure by Tom Sharpe" from the website bookmooch.com . Found on: 2/28/2013

This was found in Finland in the book “Indecent Exposure by Tom Sharpe” from the website bookmooch.com.

Found: 2/28/2013

 

This poem was found in Chicago, Illinois in the Chicago Public Library. Found on: 4/13/2013

This poem was found in Chicago, Illinois in the Chicago Public Library.

Found: 4/13/2013

 

Found in San Antonio, Texas in the book "Howl On Trial: The Battle for free Expression  by Bill Morgan" at the San Antonio Community College. Found: 6/10/2009

Found in San Antonio, Texas in the book “Howl On Trial: The Battle for free Expression by Bill Morgan” at the San Antonio Community College.

Found: 6/10/2009

 

Found in Phoenix, Arizona in the book "Bone Palace Ballet by Bukowski" at a Barnes & Noble. Found: 6/13/2009

Found in Phoenix, Arizona in the book “Bone Palace Ballet by Bukowski” at a Barnes & Noble.

Found: 6/13/2009

 

Found in Greenville, South Carolina in the book "Haiku by Jack Kerouac" at a Books-A-Million store. Found: 6/23/2009

Found in Greenville, South Carolina in the book “Haiku by Jack Kerouac” at a Books-A-Million store.

Found: 6/23/2009

 

Found in Ontario, Canada in the book "The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy by Tim Burton". Found: 7/6/2009

Found in Ontario, Canada in the book “The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy by Tim Burton”.

Found: 7/6/2009

 

Found in Cleveland, Ohio in the book "Sanctuary by Willam Faulkner". Found: 7/13/2009

Found in Cleveland, Ohio in the book “Sanctuary by Willam Faulkner”.

Found: 7/13/2009

 

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