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English 50 Exercises for Poets

English 50 Exercises for Poets
English 50 – Intro to Creative Writing: Exercises for Poets 1. Five Ways to Begin Writing a New Poem Actively seek inspiration by looking in your journal for ideas or reading other people's poems; don't analyze, just seek stimulation. Use your five senses – don't rely solely on visual images; remember your senses of touch and smell. Pay attention to music, and not just the music we hear on radio and TV: listen to the natural and manmade rhythms around you, including the sounds of mechanical objects and engines. 2. Write in the persona of someone of the opposite sex. Go back to the previous page?

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