Category Archives: Examples
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Here are a few poems for us to talk about.
From David Starkey’s excellent Creative Writing, these are some strategies for starting a story.
First, from David Starkey’s Creative Writing, I.A. Richards coined the terms tenor for the subject to which a metaphor is applied and vehicle for the metaphoric term itself. If we say, to borrow an example from Aristotle’s Rhetoric, that a warrior was … Continue reading
Here are suggestions on starting and examples of villanelles, prose poems, ghazals, pantoums, and the sestina.
From Patrick Gillespie’s “PoemShape” site, consider how he moves from a prose paragraph and works it into iambic pentameter lines. Gillespie’s lines are in italics; Plutarch’s aren’t. Here are the prose paragraphs he starts with: Therefore when she was sent unto … Continue reading