Tuesday, April 1, 2014

National Poetry Month: Day 1

What makes a poem a poem?

What makes a poet?

Poetry Terms Reviewed:

Ars Poetic: First Draft

Does poetry matter?


1. Go to the library and checkout a book of poetry by one poet - no anthologies or collections.

2. Read a bunch of poems.

3. Pick one out to share on the class blog for Friday.

Examples of Ars Poetica:

Billy Collins, "Introduction to Poetry"

Marianne Moore, "Poetry"

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