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CREATIVE WRITING Poetry

CREATIVE WRITING Poetry

Poetry ◦ po·et·ry ◦ ˈpōətrē, ˈpōitrē/ ◦ noun ◦ literary work in which special

Poetry ◦ po·et·ry ◦ ˈpōətrē, ˈpōitrē/ ◦ noun ◦ literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature. ◦ a quality of beauty and intensity of emotion regarded as characteristic of poems.

Poetry ◦ Various styles of poetry including: ◦ Free Verse ◦ Blank Verse ◦

Poetry ◦ Various styles of poetry including: ◦ Free Verse ◦ Blank Verse ◦ Haiku ◦ Rhyming Couplet and Quatrain ◦ Sonnet ◦ Limerick ◦ Villanelle

Poetry ◦ Famous Poets include ◦ Edgar Allen Poe ◦ Lived-1809 -1849 ◦ American

Poetry ◦ Famous Poets include ◦ Edgar Allen Poe ◦ Lived-1809 -1849 ◦ American Poet ◦ Wrote famous pieces like The Raven, Tell Tale Heart, the Pit and the Pendulum and many other short stories and poems

Poetry by Poe ◦ “Alone” ◦ From childhood's hour I have not been As

Poetry by Poe ◦ “Alone” ◦ From childhood's hour I have not been As others were -- I have not seen As others saw -- I could not bring My passions from a common spring -From the same source I have not taken My sorrow -- I could not awaken My heart to joy at the same tone -And all I lov'd -- I lov'd alone -Then -- in my childhood -- in the dawn Of a most stormy life -- was drawn ◦ From ev'ry depth of good and ill The mystery which binds me still -From the torrent, or the fountain -From the red cliff of the mountain -From the sun that 'round me roll'd In its autumn tint of gold -From the lightning in the sky As it pass'd me flying by -From the thunder, and the storm -And the cloud that took the form (When the rest of Heaven was blue) Of a demon in my view --

Poetry ◦ Shel Silverstein ◦ Lived 1930 -1999 ◦ American Poet ◦ Works include:

Poetry ◦ Shel Silverstein ◦ Lived 1930 -1999 ◦ American Poet ◦ Works include: ◦ Where the sidewalk ends, a light in the attic, falling up, and the giving tree. ◦ He also wrote the lyrics for “A Boy Named Sue”

Poetry by Silverstien The Little Boy and the Old Man Said the little boy,

Poetry by Silverstien The Little Boy and the Old Man Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon. " Said the old man, "I do that too. " The little boy whispered, "I wet my pants. “ "I do that too, " laughed the little old man. Said the little boy, "I often cry. " The old man nodded, "So do I. " "But worst of all, “ said the boy, "it seems Grown-ups don't pay attention to me. “ And he felt the warmth of a wrinkled old hand. "I know what you mean, " said the little old man.

Poetry ◦ Robert Frost ◦ Lived 1874 -1963 ◦ American poet whose work was

Poetry ◦ Robert Frost ◦ Lived 1874 -1963 ◦ American poet whose work was published in England first ◦ Works include: ◦ The Road Not Taken, Fire and Ice, ◦ Stopped by Woods on a Snowy Day, ◦ A Prayer in Spring, Asking for Roses and many others.

Poetry by Frost ◦ ◦ ◦ “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” Whose

Poetry by Frost ◦ ◦ ◦ “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer ◦ To stop without a farmhouse near ◦ Between the woods and frozen lake ◦ The darkest evening of the year. ◦ ◦ ◦ He gives his harness bells a shake To ask if there is some mistake. The only other sound’s the sweep Of easy wind and downy flake. The woods are lovely, dark and deep, ◦ But I have promises to keep, ◦ And miles to go before I sleep.

Poetry ◦ Emily Dickinson ◦ Livd 1830 -1886 ◦ American Poet ◦ Works include:

Poetry ◦ Emily Dickinson ◦ Livd 1830 -1886 ◦ American Poet ◦ Works include: ◦ Because I Could Not Stop for Death, ◦ I’m Nobody, Who Are You? , I dreaded that First Robin, A Bird Came Down the Walk, A Little Road Not Made By Man

Poetry by Dickinson I had no time to hate, because The grave would hinder

Poetry by Dickinson I had no time to hate, because The grave would hinder me, And life was not so ample I Could finish enmity. Nor had I time to love, but since Some industry must be, The little toil of love, I thought, Was large enough for me.

Poetry ◦ Modern Poets are writers and some are lyricists. ◦ The group Listener’s

Poetry ◦ Modern Poets are writers and some are lyricists. ◦ The group Listener’s vocalist (Dan Smith) is great with words. ◦ Let’s read/listen to one of his works. ◦ Considered spoken word rock, or spoken poetry. Wooden Heart

Poetry ◦ Here is another example of spoken poetry with an example given by

Poetry ◦ Here is another example of spoken poetry with an example given by Will Shatner ◦ Yes the guy from Star Trek

Poetry ◦ “Together” ◦ He says Phoenix Pegasus Grecian urn Midwest turn So much

Poetry ◦ “Together” ◦ He says Phoenix Pegasus Grecian urn Midwest turn So much to learn Together ◦ She says our souls Are warm Lives Reborn From hearts That were torn Before before Performs performs ◦ Together they say A breath renewed Everyday With you Our arms Are moved We are not alone Not alone ◦ Together ◦ Our souls are warm Lives reborn From hearts that were torn Before Breath renewed Everyday with you Our arms, our hold We are not alone ◦ Together

Poetry ◦ Before we launch into the various forms of poetry I want you

Poetry ◦ Before we launch into the various forms of poetry I want you to brain storm about the various things that inspire you to write. . . ◦ For me ◦ My wife, kids, friends, family, sunrise, sunset, trees, fall colors, music, mountains, bodies of water