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Poemmaking

Poemmaking

poets in classrooms

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Published by Massachusetts Council of Teachers of English in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetics -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ruth Whitman and Harriet Feinberg.
    ContributionsWhitman, Ruth, 1922-, Feinberg, Harriet.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1101 .P57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5198316M
    LC Control Number75021070

    Poetry is a natural medicine Poetry helps us feel our lives rather than be numb. So begins John Fox, a Certified Poetry Therapist whose aim in this book is to help the reader see the profound relationship between creativity and healing, and to nudge the reader gently into making his or her own poems. In his book Maps of the Imagination: Writer as Cartographer, Peter Turchi discusses the biography of the animator and cartoonist Chuck Jones, creator of the Looney Tunes characters Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner (among others).. Turchi writes that “In his biography, Jones identifies some of the constraints he gave himself for that one series (he made many others),” then lists them as follows.

    Harriet Feinberg worked as project associate for Jewish Women in America. She taught English and codirected the student-teaching program in secondary-school English at the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Feinberg edited Memories, the autobiography of the Dutch physician, feminist, and pacifist Aletta Jacobs, and coedited Poemmaking: Poets in Classrooms, with Ruth Whitman. "Finding What You Didn't Lose: Expressing Your Truth and Creativity Through Poem-making" was my introduction to the field of poetry therapy. Although I have added many poetry therapy texts to my library since acquiring Mr. Fox's book, I still consider "Finding What You Didn't Lose" the premiere text.5/5(6).

    Instructor Bio: A recipient of the Oregon Literary Fellowship and winner of the Oregon Book Award for Drama, poet-dramatist Cindy Williams Gutiérrez draws inspiration from the silent and silenced voices of history and herstory. Description of the book "Finding What You Didn't Lose: Expressing Your Truth and Creativity Through Poem-Making": Poetry discovers and speaks a truth ordinary language cannot express. And the passionate message in Finding What You Didn't Lose is that we're all poets- .


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Powerful and exciting, Poetic Medicine illustrates the unique role that poem-making can have in addressing the situations that lead us to renewal in our lives. John Fox's book is designed for readers wanting to tap their creative energy in order to make a difference in the world, including educators, therapists, parents and their children, writers, couples, and the infirm/5(27).

Poem-Making would make a wonderful companion in the middle grade writing workshop to SPILLING INK. Use also with Ted Kooser's THE POETRY HOME REPAIR MANUAL.

Livingston is an NCTE award-winning poet whose contributions as an anthologist continues to be celebrated/5. Poetry discovers and speaks a truth ordinary language cannot express. And the passionate message in Finding What You Didn't Lose is that we're all poets--capable of giving voice to such truth.

Poet-teacher John Fox reveals how imagery, Poemmaking book, metaphor, rhythm, and Poemmaking book poetic elements can he us tell our inner story, heal psychological wounds, discover spiritual connection, and develop the /5(17). John Fox, CPT, is a poet, certified poetry therapist, and a lecturer in the Graduate School of Psychology at John F.

Kennedy University in Orinda, is the author of two volumes of poetry, My Hand Touches the Sea and When Jewels Sing (audio tape). John also teaches in the California Poets in the Schools Program. He serves as a vice president on the executive board of the Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

Introduces the different kinds of poetry and the mechanics of writing poetry, providing an opportunity for the reader to experience the joy of making a Poemmaking book. COVID Resources.

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Poem-making Ways to Begin Writing Poetry (Book): Livingston, Myra Cohn: Introduces the different kinds of poetry and the mechanics of writing poetry, providing an opportunity for the reader to experience the joy of making a poem.

Poetry discovers and speaks a truth ordinary language cannot express. And the passionate message in Finding What You Didn't Lose is that we're all poets—capable of giving voice to such truth. Poet-teacher John Fox reveals how imagery, sound, metaphor, rhythm, and other poetic elements can he us tell our inner story, heal psychological wounds, discover spiritual connection, and Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

Poem-making Ways to Begin Writing Poetry (Book): Livingston, Myra Cohn: What makes a poem a poem. is it simply a matter of taking words and writing them out in verse form and making them rhyme. Or is it actually much more than that-the use of rules about meter, form, and rhyme to create a framework for the expression of special observations and ideas.

POEM-MAKING is a handbook of the. Livingston's book played a functioning role in this process. I don't much care for concrete poetry, but all of the other topics covered were just what I needed at that time in my development.

I've written about poems since I read her book and actually read poetry daily/5(3). Get this from a library. Poetic medicine: the healing art of poem-making. [John Fox] -- Offering readers tools and instruction on how to begin writing poetry as a form of healing, an author shows how powerful the written word can be when used as an outlet for emotional energy.

The last chapter is on concrete poetry, with some delightful examples of typography mimicking and extending meaning. Like a provocative poem, the book leaves readers without a neatly wrapped conclusion--the better, perhaps, to continue their own thoughts. An inspiring introduction to a notably thorny but potentially rewarding topic.

Index. As Livingston says in her introduction, she invites young people ``to make the image, the thought, even the sound [of an experience] come alive by arranging words, making a sort of music to experience the joy of making a poem.'' This detailed, carefully organized volume makes the invitation irresistible.

Admirably, the author doesn't condescend to her audience by skimping on the Author: Myra Cohn Livingston. Click to read more about Poem-Making: Ways to Begin Writing Poetry by Myra Cohn Livingston. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Myra Cohn Livingston.

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He has published five books: A Summer Evening (winner of the Colorado Prize, ); Water’s Leaves & Other Poems (winner of the Verse Prize, ); Christopher Sunset (winner of the Sheila Motton Book Award); The Rose of January (Wave Books, ); and Cities at Dawn, and his work has also appeared in many journals and anthologies.

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I learned how to write poems by reading the book of John Fox. I devoured Finding What You Didn't Lose, Expressing Your Truth and Creativity Through Poem-Making. I highlighted, performed the exercises and read the poems featured in the book.

I had so much fun. Poetry set me free in so many ways. I loved the. John Fox's POETIC MEDICINE: The Healing Art of Poem-Making is a user friendly book. You will find yourself circling phrases, underlining sentences, writing in the margins, completing the expertly crafted exercises and drifting in thought and reflection over poetry that touches your soul/5(20).

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