I never told anybody: teaching poetry writing in a nursing home

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Vintage Books, 1978 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 259 pages
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The activist poet-teacher recounts his experiences, and describes his methods for, teaching poetry writing to elderly nursing-home residents and includes a selection of his enthusiastic students' poems

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Contents

Teaching Poetry Writing in a Nursing Home
5
Poems from Other Workshops
233
The Poets I
256
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About the author (1978)

Kenneth Koch was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and was educated at Harvard and Columbia Universities. Koch has been a faculty member at Columbia since 1959 and is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Koch has written works of fiction, poetry, essays and plays as well as Wishes, Lies and Dreams and Rose, Where Did You Get That Red, which are books on teaching poetry.