Poetry Matters: Writing a Poem from the Inside Out by Ralph FletcherPoetry Matters: Writing a Poem from the Inside Out by Ralph Fletcher

Poetry Matters: Writing a Poem from the Inside Out

byRalph Fletcher

Paperback | February 19, 2002

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A practical guide to demystify the process of writing poetry, by the bestselling author of A Writer’s Notebook and the ALA Notable Book Fig Pudding.

Poetry matters. At the most important moments, when everyone else is silent, poetry rises to speak.

This book is full of practical wisdom to help young writers craft beautiful poetry that shines, sings, and soars. It features writing tips and tricks, interviews with published poets for children, and plenty of examples of poetry by published writers—and even young people themselves.

Perfect for classrooms, this lighthearted, appealing manual is a celebration of poetry that is a joy to read. Young poets and aspiring poets of all ages will enjoy these tips on how to simplify the process of writing poetry and find their own unique voice.

Maybe you've heard before that poetry is magic, and it made you roll your eyes, but I believe it's true. Poetry matters. At the most important moments, when everyone else is silent, poetry rises to speak.I wrote this book to help you write poems and to give practical ideas for making your poems sound the way you want them to sound. We'...
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Title:Poetry Matters: Writing a Poem from the Inside OutFormat:PaperbackPublished:February 19, 2002Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0380797038

ISBN - 13:9780380797035

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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