Poetry Writing

Dreaming of Poetry

Do you ever dream of writing? I mean, quite literally, dreams of writing, not writing as a goal. The first one I had was in my early twenties and I was in such a hurry that I forgot to write it down. I was keeping a dream journal then but I was so rushed to […]

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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 […]