"Creating Poetry" is the must-have resource for anyone who wants to write or teach poetry. Designed to encourage budding poets to explore language, this guide covers important poetry topics such as subject matter, free and measured verse, imagery, metaphor, and more. Readers will find: indepth instruction; definitions of poetry terms and examples; and challenging exercises; and more. Perfect for poetry teachers, students, and aspiring poets, "Creating Poetry" is an informative and inspiring guide to the art of language and writing verse.
About the Author
John Drury studied at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and Johns Hopkins. He has been published in a number of publications including Shenandoah and Ploughshares. He teaches creative writing and poetry at the University of Cincinnati.