How to Write Poetry
Whether writing a poem to a crush, writing to express your deepest thoughts, or just having fun with words, this book shows you how poems can be constructed and gives you tips to improve your writing
From getting started to the finished product, How to Write Poetry is an essential book for every young poet to own. Paul B. Janeczko, an award-winning poet and compiler of best-selling poetry anthologies for young people, shares his very thorough tips on the art of writing poetry. Where do you get ideas? What are simple poems to write? How do you find just the right word? What pitfalls should you watch out for? These and many other questions are answered by the author, in example poems, and through quotes from other famous poets.
In this first English-language translation of a significant corpus of Nahuatl poetry into English, an...