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A primer for poets & readers of poetry

Gregory Orr

A primer for poets & readers of poetry

by Gregory Orr

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship,
  • Poetry,
  • Appreciation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGregory Orr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1059.A9 O77 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination325 pages
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26950202M
    ISBN 100393253929
    ISBN 109780393253924
    OCLC/WorldCa959875621

      For World Poetry Day, I’ve collected 25 of my favorite gateway poets. Poets who dally on both sides of prose and poetry, or those who dig into the lyricality of language that appeals to our musical side. Finding these gateway poets is important. Because prose is great, but as the incomparable Roxane Gay recently wrote for the Poetry Foundation.   Roger Robinson is a writer who has taught and performed worldwide. His fourth poetry collection, A Portable Paradise, won the Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje prize last month, an .

    The Poet’s Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry by Kim Addonizio and Dorianne Laux Addonizio and Laux’s text feels almost meditative in its guidance. In addition to its prompts, the book features authentic essays about writing life, including topics like self-doubt, writer’s block, and how intimidating it can feel to.   Designing your poetry book's interior is one of the most difficult things to do when you self-publish. Hiring an interior book designer can be expensive, especially if you are on a budget. Save yourself the time, hassle and money and use this affordable Poetry Book Creator to easily create a customizable poetry book layout in Microsoft® Word.

      Poet laureate Simon Armitage and former children’s laureate Michael Rosen are among the top UK poets decrying the government’s decision to make poetry .   In her first full-length book of poetry, “Synchronicity The Oracle of Sun Medicine,” published by Oakland’s own Nomadic Press in February of this year, Oakland native Tureeda Mikell is almost as playful as she is critical. I read the poems as liberatory spells against the damage and coercive power certain myths embedded in American culture can [ ].


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An innovative and accessible guide to poetry-writing by an award-winning poet and beloved professor of poetry. A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry guides the young poet toward a deeper understanding of how poetry can function in his or her life, while also introducing the art in an exciting new way.

Using such poems as Theodore Roethke’s "My Papa’s Waltz" and Robert /5(20). A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry guides the young poet toward a deeper understanding of how poetry can function in his or her life, while also introducing the art in an exciting new way.

Using such poems as Theodore Roethke’s "My Papa’s Waltz" and Robert Hayden’s "Those Winter Sundays," the Primer encourages young writers to approach their "thresholds"—those places/5. An innovative and accessible guide to poetry-writing by an award-winning poet and beloved professor of poetry.

A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry guides the young poet toward a deeper understanding of how poetry can function in his or her life, while also introducing the art in an exciting new way.

Using such poems as Theodore Roethke’s "My Papa’s Waltz" and Robert /5(18). The author of a dozen books of poetry as well as three books about poetry, including Poetry as Survival (University of Georgia Press, ), Orr delivers an innovative and accessible guide based on the notion of turning “worlds into words,” using close readings of poems such as Theodore Roethke’s “My Papa’s Waltz” and Robert Hayden.

An innovative and accessible guide to poetry-writing by an award-winning poet and beloved professor of poetry. A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry guides the young poet toward a deeper understanding of how poetry can function in his or her life, while also introducing the art in an exciting new way.

Using such poems as Theodore Roethke’s "My Papa’s Waltz" and Robert Hayden’s "Those. Gregory Orr’s “Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry.” Orr, who has published a dozen books of poems and has taught for more than 40 years at the University of Virginia, guides readers Author: Elizabeth Lund.

Excellent book for any would-be poet and every is poet. Chapter 9, Singing, nearly alone warrants the cost of this book. The author's description of the more complex music possible in poems is something I've believed myself, and practice, but have never in a book for poets, and rarely heard in classrooms/5.

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We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it in the Writing Contests. A Primer for Poets & Readers of Poetry (Book): Orr, Gregory: "Guides the young poet toward a deeper understanding of how poetry can function in his or her life, while introducing the art in an exciting new way It provides the poet with more than a dozen focused writing exercises and explains essential topics such as the personal and cultural threshold; the four forces that animate poetic.

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For those of us who are looking for answers about poetry, Gregory Orr's new Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry is one way to get to the bottom of a sometimes daunting endeavor. The second book by Orr written to demystify poetry (the first, Poetry as Survival, was published in ), A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry casts "a wide net again [ ] presenting luminous ideas that may.

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