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Writing Poems

ISBN-10: 0205176054
ISBN-13: 9780205176052
Edition: 8th 2012
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Book details

List price: $82.20
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

The gold standard of poetry writing books, Writing Poems, 8/e is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide that will help aspiring poets to create meaningful works.

Before Designing the Course: A Preface to the Teacher
Starting Out:An Introduction
Word Magic
Diction
Syntax
Pruning and Weeding
Clarity, Obscurity, and Ambiguity
Questions and Suggestions
Poems to Consider
Barter
Ravi Shankar
Mule Hour
Terrance Hayes
Famous
Naomi Shihab Nye
Abstraction
Geoffrey Brock
Reading Sonnevi on a Tuesday Night
Wayne Miller
Form
Verse
Line
Form
Balance
Questions and Suggestions
Poems to Consider
The rites for Cousin Vit
Gwendolyn Brooks
Po]tolka (Prague)
Christian Wiman
Form
Heather Mchugh
What The Mosquito Gives
Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Traveling through the Dark
William Stafford
Unconditional Election
David Baker
Making the Line (I)
Meter
Stress
Speech, Rhythm, and the Line
Line Length
Questions and Suggestions
Poems to Consider
Sisyphus
Jay Leeming
Signs
Gjertrud Schnackenberg
What We Know About Ghost Images
Deborah Bogen
Eva Braun at Berchtesgaden
Victoria Chang
Her Web
Erin Belieu
One Art
Elizabeth Bishop
Making the Line (II)
Longer Lines
Lines of Mixed Length
Shorter Lines
Syllabics
Prose Poems
Questions and Suggestions
Poems to Consider
Meanwhile
Richard Siken
Balloons
Sylvia Plath
Don�t Look Back
Kay Ryan
The Guides
Rigoberto Gonzalez
The fever
Simone Muench
Gruss
Dean Young
The Sound (and Look) of Sense
Visible Form
Repetition
Alliteration and Assonance
Rhyme
Onomatopoeia
Questions and Suggestions
Poems to Consider
Dear Petrarch
Cate Marvin
Do Not Disturb
Mary Ruefle
Reapers
Jean Toomer
January II
Charles Wright
After the Trial
Weldon Kees
Content
Subject Matter
Subjects and Objects
Memory
Imagery
Resonant Detail
Questions and Suggestions
Poems to Consider
Bitch
Carolyn Kizer
The Man. His Bowl. His Raspberries
Claudia Rankine
The Tropics in New York
Claude McKay
Chrysanthemums
Spencer Reece
The Beautician
Thom Gunn
Metaphor
Figuratively Speaking
A Name for Everything
Pattern and Motif
Conceits
Metaphoric Implication
Questions and Suggestions
Poems to Consider
The Empire in the Air
Kevin Prufer
My Arms
Paul Guest
Rowing
Jeffrey Harrison
The Way Things Work
Jorie Graham
Blue
Reginald Shepherd
Tale, Teller, and Tone
Narration, Pacing, and Tense
Persona
Point of View
Tone
Questions and Suggestions
Poems to Consider
Personals
C. D. Wright
[writing for a young man on the redline train: �to his boy mistress�]
Process
Finding the Poem

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