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Sep 5
Surface Tension: Weekend Poems

The Trouble with PoetryAs you sneak away for the weekend, take some poetry with you.

The Bluestocking book blog has a great post about poet Billy Collins and his poem-a-day project for high school students. There's an inspiring collection of poems on that website, they can turn your writing upside down if you read them carefully.

Don't believe me? Try it yourself. Here's a line from Herd Of Buffalo Crossing The Missouri On Ice by poet William Matthews. These images will boggle your brain:

“If dragonflies can mate atop the surface tension / of water, surely these tons of bison can mince / across the river”

 


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There's an inspiring collection of poems on that website

what's your advice to young writers? Chime in, and I'll collect the answers in a post this week.

Thanks a lot to the writers in doing such poem very creative nowadays, it seems inspire me to do poems by starting in a custom written papers made.

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