Teach Yourself Writing Poetry
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What Does it Take to be a Poet?
Bumpstarting the Poem
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adjective aloud Auden audience beginning Carol Ann Duffy chapter Charles Simic children's poem cliche Collected Poems course criticism detail develop editor effect Elizabeth Bishop English example exercise experience Faber & Faber feel fresh Frost give happen iambic pentameter idea imagine kind language listen live Loch Thom look Louis MacNeice magazines Matthew Sweeney mean metaphor metre models narrative natural notice noun original phrase piece of writing poem poet possible prose published reader realise remember rhyme words rhythm rhythmic Robert Frost Robert Lowell Seamus Heaney Sharon Olds situation someone Sometimes sonnet sound of sense stanza style subject matter suggest surprising syllables syntax tell there's things Thom Thom Gunn Tomaz Salamun tone translation Vasko Popa verb voice What's workshop write a poem writing poetry written Yeats