Poetry Matters

Poetry Matters

Writing A Poem From the Inside Out

Book - 2002
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A practical guide to demystify the process of writing poetry, by the bestselling author of A Writer's Notebook and the ALA Notable Book Fig Pudding.

Poetry matters. At the most important moments, when everyone else is silent, poetry rises to speak.

This book is full of practical wisdom to help young writers craft beautiful poetry that shines, sings, and soars. It features writing tips and tricks, interviews with published poets for children, and plenty of examples of poetry by published writers--and even young people themselves.

Perfect for classrooms, this lighthearted, appealing manual is a celebration of poetry that is a joy to read. Young poets and aspiring poets of all ages will enjoy these tips on how to simplify the process of writing poetry and find their own unique voice.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2002
ISBN: 9780066235998
Branch Call Number: 808.1 Fletcher
808.1 Fletcher
Characteristics: 142 p. ; 22 cm


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Jul 25, 2014

"I'm not going to make you dissect a poem and break it down, we're going to explore the beauty of a poem, from the inside out."


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