A Kick in the Head An Everyday Guide to Poetic Forms Paul B. Janeczko, Chris Raschka

Walker Books Ltd
Paperback 64 pages

ISBN:
9780763606626
Size:
250 x 250 x 13mm
Published:
04 Apr 2005
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Overview

As Robert Frost once said, "Poetry without rules is like a tennis match without a net." In this splendid and playful volume, acclaimed poetry anthologist Paul Janeczko and Caldecott Honor illustrator Chris Raschka present lively examples of 29 poetic forms, illuminating not only the (sometimes bendable) rules of poetry, but also the spirit that brings these forms so wonderfully to life.

Author

Paul Janeczko is a poet and teacher who has edited numerous award-winning anthologies. He lives in Maine, USA. Chris Raschka is a writer, illustrator and trained violinist. He lives in America.

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