Is Fridge Poetry Automatic Writing?

There’s a good fridge poem at Target Audience on Myspace. When I was given a magnetic fridge poetry set, I hoped the words would arrange themselves like some kind of surrealist automatic writing device invented by Andre Breton, but sadly they stayed in roughly the same place, rotating slightly over the weeks and months before dropping off. Automatic writing doesn’t count when it’s on the floor the wrong way up.

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