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The Practice of Poetry Exercise 1

I found this book at my nearest Half Price Bookstore recently. This book is designed for poets, specifically  those who teach. (Says so on the back cover.) The copyright is from 1992. I leafed through it at the bookstore and realized that the exercises contained within were actually still usable and helpful today.  So, last […]

Poetry Writing

Micropoetry-Wait, what?

If you have been on Twitter long enough, and in the right areas, you may have noticed micropoetry. What is it? It’s exactly like what it sounds like. It is poetry in 140 to 160 characters or less. Why those numbers? Twitter length and text messaging, respectively. I’m not sure how long it has actually […]