The Craft of Poetry

A Primer in Verse

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Yale University Press, London
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A wonderfully accessible handbook to the art of writing and reading poetry—itself written entirely in verse

How does poetry work? What should readers notice and look out for? Poet Lucy Newlyn...

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“Reading this book, you get to know poetry from the inside, without the alienating or distracting effect of abstract definition. Knowledge of how poetry works is here imbibed not as a course of...

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