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how to write poetry? I have a poem, but how do i get it on paper, typed? where do i indent, etc.? basically i need info on the format for poetry
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 4:30pm by anonymous
Which one of the following is NOT necessarily an element of good poetry? A. Unique diction b. carefully selevted words c. Rhyming words d. Meaningful content. I chose c is this right?
Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 10:03am by Poetry
i have to write a poem on what i feel poetry is or how i feel about poetry. i dont like to write poetry but i like to read it. what could i compare it to that would make a good poem?
Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 9:06pm by anonymous
I've asked Writeacher or Bobpursley to respond to your previous question. They know a lot more about poetry than I do. However -- I think I understand this question. To me, this quote means that poetry is the art of the impossible and of dreams. Obviously, a sea animal can...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:30pm by Ms. Sue
Poetry is my favorite thing because the poet must say in very few words what some one you write out in prose. If there is a rhyme scheme it makes it even more difficult. Poetry should really be read outloud; have you tried that? Poetry takes your full attention and here is a ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 9:55am by SraJMcGin
Tell your teacher this is inexcusably bad poetry, and that she should be fired for making you read things like this. Read Hart Crane or Geoffrey Hill or Marianne Moore if you want "difficult" poetry that also means something that you can grasp.
Friday, April 13, 2007 at 2:36pm by Everymfa
You're into writing poetry, right? I have never been very good at writing poetry or helping students write poetry. Please listen to Sra and Guru for help with this.
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 9:01pm by Writeacher
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 8:01pm by Ms. Sue
You need to narrow the question, in my opinion: role in politics, history, literature, poetry, romanticism all were a part of Dante Alighieri's forte. Some have ventured to even say he is the father of American Literature and Poetry. There is no doubt he shaped history, ...
Friday, May 22, 2009 at 7:18am by bobpursley
Wow i write poetry and i have to say this is a great poem
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:19pm by Jahnay
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:56pm by Tanisha
Which is has a more powerful expression when used in poetry.... a simile or a metaphor.... Why?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:03pm by trish
English -- poetry
no prob...poetry is one of my stongest subjects!
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 6:17pm by Straight A Student
I admire poetry over anything so i definitely will =] -MC
Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 11:34am by mysterychicken
can someone please give me good links where i can find poetry to read. i am writing a poem called 'shadows of the past' . and i need to read some good pieces of poetry to get ideas, and ispiration. i don't know what my poem's going to be about, i just know that...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 1:36pm by y912f
why would a poet repeat a line of poetry in a poem more than once?
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 11:15pm by Linette
what does the poetry term 'vulgate' mean, I can't find any definition that correlates to poetry
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 6:43pm by Joanne
Poetry, plz comment
I'm far from a poetry critic, but I think these poems are great!
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 7:15pm by Ms. Sue
poetry, part2 hopkins's use of seared bleared and smeared is an example of
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 3:56pm by Anita
Poetry that is not artistic in form or meaning is not poetry.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:08am by Writeacher
Meter establishes a uniform rhythm in poetry.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:14pm by GuruBlue
For poetry -- would melodious work?
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 5:32pm by Ms. Sue
What form of poetry are Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," and "Saturday Night" by Alden Nowlan? Thanks!
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 10:58pm by Misha
scan this line from Conlys poem It hills . law within my reach
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 3:56pm by poetry part 1
what form of poetry is an immortality by ezra pound? and are there any poetic devices throgh out the poem? thankss!
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:09pm by ariellea
How do you write a List Poetry poem?
Monday, December 21, 2009 at 4:49pm by Crystal
Welcome! Have fun playing with poetry!
Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 11:34am by GuruBlue
A definition of formal poetry is verse that
Saturday, August 18, 2007 at 1:27am by kita
Write a poetry explication that describes aspects that typify the work of a poet in Twentieth-century to contemporary poetry
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 8:36pm by Anonymous
Can you tell me one word that would sum up or define the following phrase...."flows easily" ....in relation to poetry....
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 5:32pm by Judith
can someone help find "The Dying Eagle" by E.J. Pratt for me i need it for my poetry assignment and give me the site address. plz and ty
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 8:20pm by Tony
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 1:22pm by Ms. Sue
what free web sites can I search for poetry regarding "mexican crossing the boarder and their hardships that go with it? I am in the 4th grade and need this for school.. thank you
Thursday, January 1, 2009 at 7:15pm by avie
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/poetry-explications/ Read carefully and follow directions.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 4:40am by Writeacher
the subject is poetry
There are several poems with that name online. Who is the author? I doubt if it is this one: https://www.teenink.com/raw/Poetry/article/51338/I-Am-What-I-Am/
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 11:27pm by drwls
Poetry is meant to be read -- aloud. You might compare it to some music you like -- and how it's much better to hear it than to see the score and lyrics on paper.
Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 9:06pm by Writeacher
I am learning about poetry (meter, verse, and foot). I need a website with audio that can allow me to hear the pronunciations of the syllables if stressed or unstressed. Please help me thank you.
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 2:52pm by laura
There is a great deal to learn about poetry! It says a great deal in few words, compared to a short story, or a novel. What exactly would you like to learn? You might look through some of the following links to see what interests you: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&...
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 11:15pm by SraJMcGin
poetry, please comment
thank you all. im only 12, almost 13. down below you can see more of my poetry and some has been published
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 2:31pm by i♥zee
Your question is not clear, but since you seem to be asking about reading poetry, I'll give you these two links. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 11:31pm by Writeacher
Sra, I want to thank you for all your help on my English poetry. You really are good at poetry. Thank you very much, I really appreciate it:-)LOL
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 6:49pm by Sara
In "There is no frigate like a book," the lines "Nor any coursers like a page/of prancing poetry" use meter to show
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:14pm by ink
Can somebody list some poems that is considered as a "Poetry Survivor" (a best poem that relates to the TV show "Survivor"
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 11:31pm by Jessica
I'm a terrible poet, but I can see that this story has some humorous poetry in it. 'Twas a slow news day When Sundance got away. His life was at stake, So he made his break.
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 7:52pm by Ms. Sue
i need help with soccer poetry
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 5:10pm by hi
can you teach me poetry
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 11:15pm by sam
In order to understand and analyze poetry, you need to read and reread and reread with deliberation first. Follow the directions for how to read poetry in one or both of these: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm At least steps 1 - 5. http://www...
Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 1:21pm by Writeacher
I thought you scuked at poetry? That poem sounds pretty good dont you think? did you really write it? or are you lying and pretending you wrote it?? I dont that is what this website is for. :(
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 3:11pm by Just :)
MC What is your mom's tone of voice when she tells you "Don't do that! It is dangerous!" Poetry is personal not intellectual...Feel poetry! What does she feel will happen to her son if he forgets who he is, where he comes from?
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 11:50am by GuruBlue
no one is replying to my post on editing my sonnet. please i need help, it's due tommorow. The subject is also poetry and its a few posts below thanks -mysterychicken
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 5:18pm by mysterychicken
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Yes, personification, as Manny says. Since you are working on poetry, I'm sure you will appreciate the following site: http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/Virtualit/poetry/diction_def.html
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 3:16pm by SraJMcGin
Sonnet 30 p. 960 Author: William Shakespeare. Type of Poem: Sonnet. Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: Casey at the Bat p.42 Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer Type of Poem: ______________________ Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: The Raven...
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 2:41am by Nar
Would you describe Langston Hughess poetry as modernist in its themes, use of images, and style? Refer to specific examples from Hughess poetry to support your answer.
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:40pm by help
Here are some good sites on ideas about how to write a poem. http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Poem http://www.buzzle.com/articles/writing-poetry-how-to-write-a-poem.html http://www.poewar.com/poetry-writing-tips/ http://www.poetry-online.org/writing-poetry.htm (look at the ...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:43pm by GuruBlue
a definition of formal poetry is verse that http://www.answers.com/poetry I think you're after definition #3 here. Then look up "meter" and "verse" -- http://www.answers.com/topic/meter-poetry http://www.answers.com/topic/verse =) Thank you for using ...
Saturday, August 18, 2007 at 1:27am by Anonymous
i have to put carl sandburg's poetry definitions in thematic statements telling what poem be? it have to be tagged. Poetry is a projection across silence of cadences arranged to break the silence with definite intentions of echoes, syllables, wavelengths. i not get how to ...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:01pm by Mohammad
I need help to error free assignment. Sappho born 630 B.C. in Lesbo. She was lyric poet. She wrote poetry that was admired by ancient world. Her poetry work was very personal in nature .She talk about herself, family , daughter and lovers. She also introduces ancient Greece to...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 9:06am by hiba
1 - OK 2 - Humans don't have time to observe her beauty as cows and sheep do. 3 - OK 4 - The poet wants to convey the beaury of nature. And then I don't understand the second sentence here. 4 - OK 5 - OK 6 - Delete "The" 7 - OK 8 - ... There is also the ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:20pm by Writeacher
Music - Beat Poetry
Check this site.... first it will give you an idea of the genesis of beat poetry and second, there are names of musicians whose music was used as a background... Listen to some of their music and find something that says what YOU want to say in your poetry. http://www.litkicks...
Sunday, July 27, 2008 at 2:04pm by GuruBlue
The speaker of "The World Is Too Much With Us" is a materialist at heart. in that poem would the correct answer be false. This will give you a really good summary. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/wordsworth/section4.rhtml Yes, I agree with your "false"
Monday, February 26, 2007 at 4:29pm by cameron
Notable poets have attempted to define poetry. Among these efforts, the idea that poetry is an ancient technology came from Billy Collins. B. Maya Angelou. C. Robert Pinsky. D. Robert Frost
Friday, January 16, 2009 at 11:44am by Anonymous
Notable poets have attempted to define poetry. Among these efforts, the idea that poetry is an ancient technology came from A. Maya Angelou. B. Billy Collins. C. Robert Frost. D. Robert Pinsky.
Friday, January 16, 2009 at 11:44am by antwan
First, look up the definitions of these words. Second, look at the theme of the poem. Here is a site that will help you with that. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/eliot/section1.html After you have done these two things, if you need further help with this, please repost.
Sunday, December 16, 2007 at 10:13pm by GuruBlue
english -- plz help
First of all, here are 2 sites to help you explicate poetry: 1. http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm 2. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html It is also often helpful to know who the author is. Be sure to have a good ...
Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 2:34pm by SraJMcGin
3rd grade math
There are 30 books in a bookcase. The books in the bookcase are all poetry, history, and art books. Ten of the books are art books. There are 6 fewer poetry books than history books. How many poetry books are in the bookcase?
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 8:30pm by Anonymous
3. knells Have you seen the following general analysis of Shelley's poetry? http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/shelley/analysis.html Sra
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 4:41pm by SraJMcGin
In my english class we have to right poems and this week we are writing spondaic. What are some examples of spondaic poetry? Also what is a foot in poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 5:38pm by Jillian
If you're unclear about how to write poetry explications, please read and follow the directions in the following links: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 8:36pm by Writeacher
What matters is what YOU THINK he is trying to say in that poem. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html Follow ALL directions on this webpage -- including reading and rereading the poem as many times as it takes.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 6:50pm by Writeacher
Study these SparkNotes carefully. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/shelley/section4.rhtml
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 7:28pm by Ms. Sue
what is one positive message in the poem "Poetry" by Marianne Moore.. in the begginning of the poem the she says that she "dislikes it", and that there is more importants things. but later she admits that she is interested in poetry. so what would be the ...
Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 3:43pm by y912f
I have no idea what "penn foster" is, nor how it's connected with poetry. And I don't believe anyone here has those exams in their possession. What is the exam about? You wrote poetry in the subject line. What poem or poems? What are you supposed to do ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 4:01pm by Writeacher
I don't know if there is one defintion of modern poetry or traditional poetry. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Lecture_on_Modern_Poetry and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poetry You might think that traditional poetry has standardized numbers of lines and syllables, ...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 8:09pm by Writeacher
Could someone please explain Charlotte Smith poem "on being cautioned against walking on a headland overlooking the sea" ? or can you tell me where I can get explanations to poetry which I find very difficult to understand. thanks I don't know this poem and ...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at 2:16pm by Elda
Find the Meaning
DrWLS is correct. You have summarized the literal meaning of the poem, but you have not analyzed it. Please don't call what you wrote analysis. (No such word as "analyzation"!) Here are some sites to help you read, understand, and write about poetry correctly: ...
Friday, January 16, 2009 at 1:13am by Writeacher
Here are some approaches for writing poetry. http://www.poetrymagic.co.uk/approaches.html http://www.poewar.com/poetry-writing-tips/ A couple of suggestions : 1) remember that poetry does not have to rhyme or have meter... Free verse works! 2) Chose a topic you have strong ...
Friday, December 28, 2007 at 2:47pm by GuruBlue
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/resources/handouts-demos/specific-writing-assignments/poetry-explications If you concentrate on ONE theme in the poem and then follow all the directions on this webpage, you'll do just fine.
Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 4:24pm by Writeacher
Harold and DrWLS are right. If you need further help understanding how to determine the syllables in a word and then in a line of poetry, here are some good webpages that will help: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meter_%28poetry%29 Click on 1.1 Feet -- the chart there is very ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 3:04am by Writeacher
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 2:26pm by Writeacher
Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 6:25pm by Ms. Sue
Music - Beat Poetry
Does anyone know a website for beat poetry music? I'm only looking for the music, so I can write a poem of my own... The ones I've found already have a poet and they require you to buy the CD online :/ Thanks much!
Sunday, July 27, 2008 at 2:04pm by Naoko
To me, the theme is allow poetry to be absorbed by the mind using time as a mediator. I am reminded how we learn: we all learn by repetition, spaced over time. Time in itself allows the brain to absorb and make connections.
Monday, September 20, 2010 at 9:52pm by bobpursley
I have to brainstorm a list of themes for wisdom poems, but I am stuck. I know that wisdom poetry has some kind of moral or lesson in it, but what general topics can have that? I just need an example or two to get me going. Thanks in advance :)
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 11:05am by Sarah
"Narrative poems are another kind of poetry," said Brittany." "Narrative poems are my favorite kind of poetry." Dave asked," What is narrative poetry?" "I forgot. Narrative poems tell a story." said Steve. "Sometimes poems have...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:14pm by Jerald
English -ms. sue
thanks very much ms. sue :) for this one i say that it mean that poetry enter in you and you not even notice Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during a moment.
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 4:27pm by Mohammad
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. As far as poetry is concerned, here is the definition of "volta:" The place at which a distinct turn of thought occurs. The term is most commonly used for the characteristic transition point in a sonnet, as between ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 1:59pm by SraJMcGin
Read through these and select the one that makes best sense to you. Then follow all its directions. Let us know what you come up with. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html http://www....
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 5:23pm by Writeacher
Poetry is not easy, that's for sure. Here's a couple of websites that give really good ideas for how to read and re-read and re-read a poem and work on understanding it -- and then being able to write about it. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication...
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 7:16am by Writeacher
http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html Go to this website and follow directions 1 and 2 and The large issues as you read and reread the poem. Take notes and start putting your ideas together. Once you have written out what YOU BELIEVE the "meaning...
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 11:44pm by Writeacher
Im working on poetry at school and I'm suppose to make a limerick. The rhyme scheme is aabba. I'm now just having trouble on the last one. Be my friend, I plead. A friend is all I need. Please be the one that I can trust. Don't ever let our friendship rust. Help?
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 6:22pm by Sam
poetry, please comment
I love it. Its got a great theme. The rhyme scheme isn't bad. Each person's speech has their own unique rhythm. I like your work; this one and the other one you did (Still So New To You). Your poetry has a certain feel to it. It's almost musical. I look forward to ...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 11:19pm by TJK
Need help with this-- 'Now you're going to write a "wisdom" poem. Your poem can contain any kind of wisdom that inspires you-- it could even be humorous. Remember that poetry is communication through imagery, so even if the bit of wisdom you've chosen as ...
Friday, October 8, 2010 at 7:09pm by mysterychicken
here is the poem You are reading this too fast. Slow down, for this is poetry and poetry works slowly. Unless you live with it a while the spirit will never descend. It's so easy to quickly cut across the surface and then claim there was nothing to find. Thouch the poem ...
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 5:23pm by Dick
I have no idea how to go about writing a poem, but there may be some ideas in one or more of these that you can use: How to Write a Poem | eHow.com How to Write a Poem. Poetry is an interesting form of writing. It is very free, has few restrictions and can be a great way to ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 1:06pm by Writeacher
free verse poems please
This is one of favorites: "Fog by Carl Sandburg The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on." For others, check these sites. http://www.types-of-poetry.org.uk/24-free-verse.htm http://www.webexhibits.org...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:05pm by Ms. Sue
Follow the directions in these webpages: http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/poetry-explications/ http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 5:22am by Writeacher
I have made corrections below. Be sure to compare yours and mine VERY CAREFULLY. Sappho was born 630 B.C. on the island of Lesbos. She was a lyric poet who wrote poetry that was admired by many people in the ancient world. Her poetry was very personal in nature. She wrote ...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 9:06am by Writeacher
(indent) "Narrative poems are another kind of poetry," said Brittany. Narrative poems are my favorite kind of poetry. (indent) Dave asked," What is narrative poetry?" I forgot. Narrative poems tell a story," said Steve. (indent) "Sometimes poems ...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:14pm by Jerald
For poetry analysis, try some of the following links: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=what+form+of+poetry+are+Robert+Frost%27s+%22The+Road+Not+Taken%22+and+%22Saturday+Night%22+by+Alden+Nowlan Sra
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 10:58pm by SraJMcGin
Here are two websites with very clear directions for reading and explicating a poem effectively: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html Let us know what you come up with. Please re-...
Monday, March 15, 2010 at 6:11pm by Writeacher
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