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Craft of Poetry - instructional materials from a poetry course focusing on the study of writing poems in rhyme, meter, and inherited forms, covering such topics as blank verse, the couplet, poetic elements, poetic form, imagery, line and meter, the quatrain, repetition, rhyme and music, the sestina, sonnet, style, tercet, tradition, types of poetry, the villanelle and more   (Rating: 6.95 Votes: 1887)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (2)

Dr. Rampey's Quick and Dirty Guide to Reading Poetry - three rules designed to help people develop basic technique to assist in making sense of poetry, covering how to read the read lines properly, how to interpret word order and how to avoid getting tripped up by unfamiliarities   (Rating: 6.94 Votes: 2007)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (2)

Engbers English: Prosody - text-based guides to the basic elements of English poetry, with instruction on poetic rhythm, feet, the iamb, trochee, anapest and dactyl, meter and more   (Rating: 6.94 Votes: 2117)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (3)

English with Dr. T.: Elements of Poetry - a text-based guide describing the basic technical elements of English poety, covering figures of speech, form, rhythm, sound, stanzas, voice and more   (Rating: 7.13 Votes: 1949)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Kalliope Poetry Workshop - a short, text-based guide to traditional metric theory in poetry, covering monometer, dimeter, trimeter, tetrameter, pentameter, hexameter, iambs, trochees, anapests, dactyls, spondees, feet, rhythm and more   (Rating: 7.12 Votes: 1892)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Poetry Magic - a collection of text-based instructional articles on the theory and craft of writing poetry, exploring such topics as what a poem is, why one should write poetry, approaches to writing poetry, hermeneutics, imagery in poetry, metaphor, modernist poetry, nonconformists, performing poetry, poetic myths, poetry and chaos theory, poetry as an art form, poetry for pleasure, post-structuralist approaches, rhythm and metre, traditional poetry, word choice and more   (Rating: 7.07 Votes: 1968)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Wheeler English: Poetry Basics - illustrated guides on the basics of Western poetry, with instruction on alliteration, assonance, cacophony, caesura, figure of sound, figure of speech, free verse, hyperbole, imagery, litotes, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification, repetion, rhyme, rhyme scheme, rhythm, simile, symbol, the iamb, trochee, anapest, dactyl, and spondee, the ballad, cinquain, couplet, diamond poem, epitaph, Haiku, limerick, list poem, phrase poem, shape poem, sonnet, villanelle and more   (Rating: 7.06 Votes: 1913)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

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