Take a poem and rearrange its words into an alphabetical list; then give this list to a person unfamiliar with the original poem and ask him to construct a second poem out of this material. How similar will the two poems be?
Bergerson, Howard W. and Eckler, A. Ross
"Three Poems from One Fountain,"
Word Ways: Vol. 3
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol3/iss3/4