Stephen Fry’S The Ode Less Travelled provides us with a witty and entertaining guide to the mysteries of writing poetry.
Stephen Fry has always had a secret passion for poetry and he reveals this in this book about how to write poetry. This book will give everybody the tools to write poetry; covering the full spectrum of the different poetic forms, structures and techniques. According to Stephen it will make writing poetry fun, easy, satisfying, fulfilling and delightful.
Here is a taste of Stephen’s own efforts;
Lesbian Sappho made this form
With two beats to the final line
Her sex life wasn’t quite the norm
And nor is mine
From the Hardcover edition.