Poetry Toolbox

WRITING X 432.10E
Build up your writing skills in this crash course covering the most essential and most effective tools, from imagery to sound, from the poet’s toolbox that can be applied to writing of all kinds.
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Poets push language to the limits of its potential by forming words into sounds and images. In this workshop, you read examples from diverse contemporary poets as you learn how to craft images while avoiding clichés, employ simile and metaphor to enhance description, and apply the effects of sound as masterful elements of your poetry. In reading and discussing contemporary works and the works of classmates, you learn how poets choose and use these essential writing tools to craft poems that are striking, inspiring, and unforgettable.

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