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Title Poem Central : Word Journeys with Readers and Writers.
Imprint Portland : Stenhouse Publishers, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (543 pages)
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Subject Poetry -- Authorship -- Study and teaching -- United States.
United States.
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; With Gratitude; Part 1: Coming Into A World Of Poetry; Poems That Speak To Us; The Soil Of Poetry; Building Up A Friendship With Poetry: Structures And Rituals; Poetry Mtwtf (Aka Poetry Friday); Young Poets Blogging; Part 2: Reading A Poem: An Immense Intimacy; The Shape Of It; Titles Leading Us Into A Poem; The Music Of It: Reading For Sound; Connecting With A Poem; Dealing With Difficulty; Poem Talk; Who Is The Speaker In A Poem?; Part 3: Finding Poems, Making Poems; Dances With Words; Poems Waiting To Be Found; Line By Line.
The Occasional PoemPoems For All Seasons; Poets Facing Art: Ekphrastic Poems; Putting On The Mask: Persona Poems; Here'S Looking At You: Homage Poems; The Great Shout-Out: Invective Poems; Writing In The Wake Of A Poem; Poem Central: The Mystery And Miracle Of Words; Resources For Teachers And Students; References; Credits; Index.
Summary ""In everything we have to understand, poetry can help.""--Tony Hoagland, Harper's, April 2013. In Poem Central, Shirley McPhillips helps us better understand the central role poetry can play in our personal lives and in the life of our classrooms. She introduces us to professional poets, teachers, and students--people of different ages and walks of life--who are actively engaged in reading and making poems. Their stories and their work show us the power of poems to illuminate the ordinary, to nurture, inspire and stand alongside us for the journey. Poem Central is divided into three main.
Other Title Print version: McPhillips, Shirley. Poem Central : Word Journeys with Readers and Writers. Portland : Stenhouse Publishers, ©2014 9781571109637