My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice: A Guide To Writing Poetry And Speaking Your Truth

March 31, 2020|
My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice: A Guide To Writing Poetry And Speaking Your Truth by Patrice Vecchione
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The ultimate writing guide for teens from the editor of Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience

Ever had an emotion or experience you wanted to express, but didn't know how? This guide encourages teens to find their voices, step up and speak their truths, and articulate what matters to them most--both personally and politically--whether it be boldly to an outside audience or just privately for themselves.

Young adults are reading and writing and performing poetry more than ever before, and yet it's the most difficult form for schools to teach. Written in short, easy-to-digest chapters, My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice includes prompts and inspiration, writing suggestions and instruction, brief interviews with some current popular poets such as Kim Addonizio, Safia Elhillo, and others, and poem excerpts scattered throughout the book.

My Shouting, Shattered Whispering Voice offers ways to express rage, frustration, joy, and sorrow, and to substitute apathy with creativity, usurp fear with daring, counteract anxiety with the joy of writing one word down and then another to express vital, but previously unarticulated, thoughts. Most importantly, here you can discover the value of your own voice and come to believe that what you have to say matters.
Patrice Vecchione is a poet, nonfiction writer and teacher who discovered poetry when she needed it most--as a teenager. She has edited several highly acclaimed anthologies for young adults including most recently, Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience (Triangle Square Books for Young Readers/Seven Stories...
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Title:My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice: A Guide To Writing Poetry And Speaking Your TruthFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 7.97 X 4.98 X 0.52 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 7.97 X 4.98 X 0.52 inPublished:March 31, 2020Publisher:Seven Stories PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609809858

ISBN - 13:9781609809850

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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