Tag Archives: Robert Frost

National Poetry Month

In honor of National Poetry Month, I want to post links to some of my favorite poems, including those of my almost-famous writer friends, and one of my own. Special thanks to poetryfoundation.org for providing free poetry to the masses. Underneath … Continue reading

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Organic Vs. Outlining

Why it matters… This argument has been raging for centuries at least. I do not presume to tell anyone to change their process but to present the sides, devil’s-advocate style, and justify why I lean the way I do between these two. My prewriting, … Continue reading

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5 Poetic Masters, & the Arguments for their Genius

  Often, if done well, there is a primal sort of pleasure to be derived from poetry; it should blow you away with something you cannot name, to paraphrase Jane Kenyon. This instinctual attraction to a melody of sound, imagery, figurative … Continue reading

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