Creating poetry

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Writer's Digest Books, May 15, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 211 pages
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Provides exercises and tips for writing poetry dealing with such issues as shaping the poem, developing rhythm, using appropriate language, determining what to write about, and finishing the piece

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User Review  - Quinn - Goodreads

A thorough, well-written book on how to dissect, understand and write poetry. Textbook approach. Serious, focused. Chapters include Preparing (developing your poetic sensibility), Language, Sight ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kevin Albrecht - Goodreads

(Recommended in "Self-Editing for Fiction Writers" as having practical advice that helps writers see with a poet's eye.) Read full review

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Contents

Sound 52
17
Concreteness and Abstraction Accentual Meter
35
Shaping
85
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Drury was born in Cambridge, Maryland. He teaches at the University of Cincinnati.

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