Another Universe

A fun poetry exercise that gets your creativity flowing is Found Poems. You take a stack of old magazines, choose interesting phrases from various pages and articles, and piece them together. The result can be startling! This exercise has you place phrases and words together that you might not put together otherwise – it opens […]

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Rubbing words together

Would you like to learn a simple exercise to create interesting imagery and fresh poems? I was honored to receive an award for teaching poetry writing to children, and this was one of the main techniques/exercises I used (I’ve used this exercise with adults, too – in workshops/seminars). I learned this technique from Babara Juster […]

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