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  • Published: New York : Lark Books, c2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 112 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 900

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 1579906281
  • 9781579906283

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Immersed in verse : an informative, slightly irreverent & totally tremendous guide to living the poet's life

by Wolf, Allan.

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Call number: Teen 808.1 Wo

Available Copies: Pittsfield Teen, Traverwood Teen

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Plunge into words -- Poetry & you: Of blooms & booms & secret rooms -- What kind of poet are you? -- Do you like poetry? (guided tour) -- Poem for all reasons -- Nine habits of highly successful poets -- Take the daily writing pledge -- Your poetry toolbox: How to (a-hem) read a poem -- Toys of the trade -- Poetic devices -- Anatomy of a poem -- Poet's decisions: Details, details -- Observations & explosions -- Project your image! -- Place your poems on the accessibility scale -- Point of view -- Tense -- Form -- Shaping words into a poem -- Play a structure -- Demonstration -- Revising your poems -- Always something to write about: Celebrate the mundane -- Journals: Your storage vault -- Mind games -- Jump starts -- Ta Da!: Presenting your work: Reading your poetry -- Performing your poetry -- Secrets of memorizing poetry -- Get published! -- Do it yourself -- Start a writer's group -- Promise: Warning a final word of hope.

Contains advice, ideas, writing activities, and encouragement from a working poet for aspiring poets. Includes poems by a variety of poets from the unknown to the famous, including Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, Eve Merriam, and more.

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