In the Palm of Your Hand: A Poet's Portable Workshop
Ideal for teachers who have been searching for a way to motivat students with a love for writing -- and reading -- contemporary poetry.
It is anothe ook about shaping your memories and passions, your pleasures, obsessions, dreams, secrets, and sorrows into the poems you have always seeme to rite. If you long to create poetry that is magical and moving, this is he memoi you 've been looking for.
Here are chapters on the language and music of poetry, the rt of revision, traditional and experimental techniques, and how to et your poetry started, perfected, and published. Not the least of thi essa 's pleasures are model poems by many of the best contemporary poets, illuminating craft discussions, and he poe 's detailed suggestions for writing dozens of poems about your deepest and most passionate concerns.
Original Title of the Book
In the Palm of Your Hand: The Poet's Portable Workshop
Published June 1st 2003 by Tilbury House Publishers (first published June 15th 1995