Wingbeats II: Exercises & Practice in Poetry

Wingbeats II Exercises Practice in Poetry WINGBEATS II EXERCISES PRACTICE IN POETRY the eagerly awaited follow up to the original WINGBEATS is an exciting collection from teaching poets poets exercises Whether you want a quick exerci

  • Title: Wingbeats II: Exercises & Practice in Poetry
  • Author: Scott Wiggerman
  • ISBN: 9780984039951
  • Page: 120
  • Format: Paperback
  • WINGBEATS II EXERCISES PRACTICE IN POETRY, the eagerly awaited follow up to the original WINGBEATS, is an exciting collection from teaching poets 58 poets, 59 exercises Whether you want a quick exercise to jump start the words or multi layered approaches that will take you deeper into poetry, WINGBEATS II is for you The exercises include clear step by step instrucWINGBEATS II EXERCISES PRACTICE IN POETRY, the eagerly awaited follow up to the original WINGBEATS, is an exciting collection from teaching poets 58 poets, 59 exercises Whether you want a quick exercise to jump start the words or multi layered approaches that will take you deeper into poetry, WINGBEATS II is for you The exercises include clear step by step instruction and numerous example poems, including work by Lucille Clifton, Li Young Lee, Cleopatra Mathis, Ezra Pound, Kenneth Rexroth, Patricia Smith, William Carlos Williams, and others You will find exercises for collaborative writing, for bending narrative into new poetic shapes, for experimenting with persona, for writing nonlinear poems For those interested in traditional elements, WINGBEATS II includes exercises on the sonnet, as well as approaches to meter, line breaks, syllabics, and Like its predecessor, WINGBEATS II will be a standard in creative writing classes, a standard go to in every poet s library.

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    1. Poets, teachers, librarians and students: Wingbeats II is an essential part of your collection, a compendium of nearly 5 dozen poetry writing exercises from poets such as Tony Hoagland, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Cleopatra Mathis and Ada Limon. Diane Lockward graciously included one of my poems as an illustrative example of her own exercise.

    2. Wingbeats and Wingbeat II are both packed with uniquely engaging writing challenges that my students embrace with enthusiasm.

    3. Although I have a bookshelf full of books on craft, I’m happy to add one more to the shelf: Wingbeats II: Exercises & Practice in Poetry, edited by Scott Wiggerman and David Meischen. This is the follow-up volume to the original Wingbeats which appeared in 2011. The new volume contains 59 exercises contributed by 58 poets. The book is organized into six sections: Jump-Starting the Poem; Elements of Poetry; The Role of Repurposing; Structure and Form; The Power of Words, Names, Numbers; and [...]

    4. I'm so honored to have an exercise in this book. I recommend it to any professor of poetry. There is such a diverse array of ways to enter a poetry practice here. And the exercises come from a wide range of hard-working contemporary poets.

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