Making Words Sing

Making Words Sing Exploring the Sounds, Silences and Sensations of Poetry.

Paperback (26 Oct 2019)

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Making Words Sing is a book looking at the basics of writing poetry from planning to polishing. Good poetry is full of imagery and music it should transport us to a new place, reinforcing beliefs, giving us new information or appealing directly to our senses and emotions. Everybody has the ability to pen a poem, but it takes practice and skill to write a piece of exceptional poetry. This book will take you on a journey from how to start writing to the polishing process. To write good poetry one needs to read good poetry and to start the process a selection of good poems have been collected together for your delectation. These poems have also been used as illustrative examples in the various sections. You will explore reading poetry, ideas for poetry, poetical structure.The selection of words and the use of sounds. Musicality, rhythm and flow. Perfect and imperfect rhyme and metre. Imagery including metaphor and the use of concrete and abstract The book is full of examples, exercises and further reading and should appeal to both novice and seasoned poet. Read the book make your poetry sing.

Book information

ISBN: 9781527250529
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC - KDP Print US
Imprint: Nielsen Book Services
Pub date:
Number of pages: 382
Weight: 485g
Height: 216mm
Width: 140mm
Spine width: 22mm