Activity Books for Learning to Write Poetry
If you are interested in writing poetry, you may be wondering where to start. Fortunately, there are many activity books available to help you learn the craft. Here are some of the best activity books for learning to write poetry:
“The Practice of Poetry” by Robin Behn and Chase Twichell
“The Practice of Poetry” offers a unique approach to learning poetry. The book includes writing exercises that are designed to help you overcome writer’s block and develop your skills. In addition to the exercises, the book also contains interviews with established poets who offer their insights into the craft.
“The Poetry Home Repair Manual” by Ted Kooser
In “The Poetry Home Repair Manual,” former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser offers advice on poetry writing that is accessible and easy to understand. The book includes writing exercises, tips on finding inspiration, and guidance on revisions. Kooser’s friendly tone and straightforward advice make this a great book for beginners.
“The Poet’s Companion” by Kim Addonizio and Dorianne Laux
“The Poet’s Companion” is a comprehensive guide to writing poetry. The book includes exercises, advice on style and form, and tips on getting published. The authors’ approach is friendly and supportive, making this a great book for writers who are just starting out.
“The Making of a Poem” by Mark Strand and Eavan Boland
“The Making of a Poem” is a classic guide to writing poetry. The book offers a detailed look at the process of writing poetry, including the use of language, structure, and imagery. Strand and Boland’s approach to poetry is both practical and inspiring, making this a great book for writers who want to take their craft to the next level.
“The Creative Writer’s Notebook” by Linda Lappin
“The Creative Writer’s Notebook” is a unique approach to learning poetry writing. The book includes writing exercises that are designed to help you tap into your creative side. The exercises are inspired by visual art, music, and other forms of creative expression, making this a great book for writers who want to develop their unique voice.