Be advised: membership is closed—this poem has ended.

The Wordless Poets were an open source society; all were welcome to join. To qualify as an official member of the order candidates were asked to submit at least one wordless poem for inclusion in the public archive; works containing language were not accepted.

The Wordless Poets submitted their poems to poetic publications/prizes for the explicit purpose of being rejected on the grounds of not being poetry. Rejections were also archived publicly as a testament to poetry’s past.

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