Do you know your clerihew from your haiku? Do you sometimes struggle with the sonnet, and is the terza rima little more than a mystery? What is free verse... or blank verse, and is the rubaiyat really some form of exotic poetry? In fact, what is poetry, and how do we begin to construct a poem? If these are the questions that puzzle and perplex the mind, then here is the compendium to provide the answers. It will not teach you how to become a poet... no book could ever claim such a prize. What Rhymes and Reasons will do is help develop the talent you have, with the encouragement to explore all manner of new styles and experiment with use of language. Toby Wren is a published poet of over three decades' standing, runs poetry groups and workshops and has presented to audiences in both the UK and US. This book provides a comprehensive guide, and includes poems written specifically to illustrate each new discovery along the way. It is a journey, once started, that never ends...
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|Size: ||713 KB|
|Publisher: ||Wren Press Books|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9780993352034 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|