Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesPoetry · 1 month ago

What’s the best way of learning the basics of poetry, & best poetry beginners. ?

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    if you read it poetry and write it poetry .and learn the basics of poetry...... fine ...but if you do not FEEL IT.. WHAT HAVE YOU??????????????a empty beer bottle

  • 1 month ago

    There are lots of good introctuctory books. Three good ones are:

    A Poetry Handbook, by Mary Oliver (Harcourt Brace, 1994),

    How Does a Poem Mean?, by John Ciardi and Miller Williams (Houghton Mifflin, 1975),

    Making Your Own Days, by Kenneth Koch (Scribner, 1998).

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