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A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry, Paperback / softback Book

A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


This primer guides young poets towards a deeper understanding of how poetry can function in their lives, while introducing the art in an exciting new way.

It provides writing exercises and explains topics such as the personal and cultural threshold, the four forces that animate poetic language, tactics of revision, ecstasy and engagement as motives for poetry, and how to locate and learn from our personal poetic forebears.




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