Write down everything you know about Mardi Gras or Gas for the next twenty-two minutes. Make the text you generate into a poem named for the first thing you see in this book.

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Topics selected from the Library of Congress Children’s Subject Headings. Books selected from HathiTrust Digital Library (serials scanned from the New York Public Library’s holdings with publication year of 1916).

Made by Patrick Williams for the Found Poetry Review's 2016 National Poetry Month IMPROMPTU series (more about that here). Please share your poems with him.