Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry
WESTERN WIND is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory. In this text, two well respected poets bring their love of the craft of poetry into a book that teaches as well as inspires. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.
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Review: Western Wind: An Introduction to PoetryUser Review - nanette - Goodreads
Loved this book. What a great tutor in learning to write poetry. I 'had' to read it for my BYU writing class and thoroughly enjoyed it. Read full review
Review: Western Wind: An Introduction to PoetryUser Review - Danielle Chappell - Goodreads
I absolutely love this book. It uses clear examples of poems to illustrate poetic devices and there are really good, concise introductions before each poem. I use this book to teach high school English and it's a constant resource for me. Read full review