Friday, December 14, 2007

Making Fire In Our Hands

Oranges by Gary Soto is a great poem about young love.

From Oranges

I peeled my orange
That was so bright against
The gray of December
That, from some distance,
Someone might have thought
I was making a fire in my hands.

Read the rest of it here.


Poetry "How Tos" from

How To Memorize a poem

You memorize because you have to, the poem was written for you & you must make it your own, step-by-step you learn it by heart...

How To Unblock! Write first time, every time!

A list of suggestions to get you writing poems again when you're blocked. About Poetry Guide Bob Holman has lots of ways to unblock, tap your poetic springs, get the poems flowing, write first time, every time.

How To Get started submitting your poems for print publication

A simple step-by-step outline to help you manage the process of submitting your poems for publication.

How To Locate the text of a poem

A simple step-by-step outline of how to find the text of a poem on the Net when you can only remember one line.

Poetry by Alphonse Mucha, a Czech artist who lived from 1860-1939.

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