Christopher Strachey's "Loveletters" first run in 1952 on the Ferranti Mark 1 at Manchester University and now available on David Link's emulator here : http://www.alpha60.de/research/muc/
Margaret Masterman and Robin McKinnon-Wood's "Computer Haiku" - shown at Cybernetic Serendipity in 1968. Their essay is published in: http://staff.cch.kcl.ac.uk/~wmccarty/DHO/readings/foreground/1971/Reichardt,%20Cybernetics,%20art%20and%20ideas.pdf (this is only Jasia Reichardt's introductory essay)
Robin SHirley's "Dune Tune" from 1972: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/hosted/cache/archive/PAGE/PAGE25.pdf -- and note at the end of that essay Robin thanks the University of Surrey for "authorising an annual budget for computer poetry since 1969"!!
I also just found this and it looks interesting but I haven't had time to look into it yet: http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Funkhouser-IBM-Poetry.html
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