You Can Write Poetry

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Writer's Digest Books, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 119 pages
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Poetry''s forms, styles and structures are illustrated through the work of Shakespeare, e.e. cummings, Tim Geiger and others. These poems, and dozens of hands on practice sessions, will inspire readers to experiment with language, and write poetry.'

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

This is a great book for anyone wishing to write poetry. It breaks everything down on how all the different poem types are constructed. Very interesting even if you just like poetry. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Jeff Mock was born in Sarpy County, Nebraska. He received an MFA from The University of Alabama, where he was a Teaching-Writing Fellow and Editor of Black Warrior Review. He served as Assistant Editor of The Gettysburg Review for seven years before joining the faculty of Southern Connecticut State University. He is the author of a chapbook, Evening Travelers (Volans Press, 1994), and a guidebook for beginning writers, You Can Write Poetry (Writer's Digest Books, 1998). His poems appear in The Atlantic Monthly, Connecticut Review, Crazyhorse, DENVER QUARTERLY, The Georgia Review, The Indiana Review, The Iowa Review, New England Review, The North American Review, Poetry Northwest, Quarterly West, Shenandoah, The Sewanee Review, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his wife, Margot Schilpp, and their daughters, Paula and Leah.

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