Extraordinary Poetry Writing
Extraordinary Poetry Writing is a Cliff Notes view of the poetry writing process ¡V concise, colorful, a quick way to get an overview of a broad subject.
Written as a supplementary text for middle and high school students, the first part of the book covers: Finding Subjects for Poems, Imagining Your Poem, Writing the First Draft, and The Spin Room ¡V where you learn how to kick your poem up a notch.
The second half includes mini-guides to writing some of the most commonly used poetic forms: Haiku, List Poems, Dramatic Monologues. Ballads and Sonnets.