Just found this found poem in my Work in Progress file, which provides mostly horrors to trash and a few gems. Since this "poem" is in fact almost entirely (I added the spacing) a math teacher's back-to-school note to parents, I think I can, without immodesty, call it a gem. The school in question was no doubt the one I taught in, an English school in France.
a useful and important discipline,
which offers many opportunities
for pleasure, satisfaction and wonder.
may spoil exercises for themselves
and others when they forget equipment.
So please ensure your son / daughter
has a pencil case
containing: a compass, stubby pencil
and ruler 20 cm long,
a protractor, an HB pencil
and a sharpener
(with reservoir), eraser and a small
safe pair of scissors. These things must come
to school each day, and we advise
they be kept away
from the coloured pens and pencils, keys
and marbles, jacks and other items
children bring to school.’