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Poetry Writing: The Art of the Haiku

Welcome, lovely Our Write Siders, to our series on poetry. Poetry is a wonderful style of writing that’s concentrated and evocative. It conveys a lot in few words and often says things in a way prose cannot. There are many forms of poetry and we are here to break them down into bite size chunks…
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January 9, 2018 2

On Poetry: A Lesson on Imagery

So poetry is a subject near and dear to me. I studied under Diane Wakoski at university and learned so much from my time there. Today I wanted to talk a little about what I view as the heart of poetry, imagery. I know there are forms like narrative poetry and slam poetry, which are…
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November 11, 2017 0

World Poetry Month: The Sestina by Sam DeLoach

April is World Poetry Month, so to honor the poets out there Our Write Side is doing a special Saturday post that contains a lesson about a form of poetry and includes a poem written by the teacher as a sample. Today, we are very honored to have esteemed poet, Sam DeLoach, teach us about…
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April 2, 2016 1
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