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A POETRY HANDBOOK by Mary Oliver
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REFERENCE FOR READERS AND WRITERS OF RHYTHM AND RHYME Poetic reference. Sound, Line, Diction, Image, Rules. Forms from Free to Strict.   Nitty Gritty: Adult/YA Poetry Nonfiction Reference Chapters include: Getting Ready, Reading Poems, Imitation, Sound, More Devices of Sound, The Line, Some Given Forms, Verse That is Free, Diction/Tone/Voice, Imagery, Revision, Workshops and Solitude, Conclusion Important points about evolution of free form from...

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POETRY WRITING HANDBOOK by Greta Barclay Lipson
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POETRY LAB Handbook for children. Poetry experiments. Word activities.   Nitty Gritty: Middle grade and Adult (Children and Teachers) Poetry Nonfiction Reference Definitions, explanations, examples, opportunities for experimentationMany forms and poetic devices explained, explored, defined, illustrated Chapter headings include: Acrostic Poetry, Alliteration, Alphabet Poetry, Catalog Poetry, Cento, Cinquain, Clerihew, Concrete Poetry, Couplet, Definition Poetry, Diamante, Haiku, Hexaduad, Hyperbole, Lai Verse, Limerick, Lune, Lyrics, Metaphor/Simile,...

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A KICK IN THE HEAD by Paul A. Janeczko
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READ, WRITE, RHYME For kids and teachers. For fun and form. For good times and giggles. For you.   Nitty Gritty: Children, Middle Grade, Adult Poetry handbook Non fiction Reference Aimed at both students and teachers Poetic forms defined and exemplified Directions on how to absorb a poem — read for rhythm, look for illustration, defined, then read again Short and concise Classroom tool...

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I NEVER METAPHOR I DIDN’T LIKE by Dr. Mardy Grothe
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METAPHORS, SIMILES, ANALOGIES, OH MY! Poetic tools take the spotlight. ¬†Quotations shine, fizzle, pop. Word salad.   Nitty Gritty: Middle grade up through Adult Poetry Nonfiction Reference Handbook of metaphors, similes and analogies. Packed with quotes penned and spoken by famous people of past and present Showing poetic devices through examples – some wise, some not so wise Chapters range from love to sports...

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