Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words

Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words

by Susan G. Wooldridge

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ISBN-13: 9780609800980
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 04/28/1997
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 334,177
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Susan G. Wooldridge conducts writing workshops privately, through Poets & Writers, Inc., and with the California Poets in the Schools program. She is the author of Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words, a Book Sense Pick, a long-running Quality Paperback Book Club selection, and a Writer's Digest Book Club selection. She has also written a chapbook of poems, Bathing with Ants.

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Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
NativeRoses on LibraryThing 11 months ago
Wonderful ideas that create momentum. i used this book to teach poetry writing to junior high and HS students.
dragonchasers on LibraryThing 11 months ago
lizabethy on LibraryThing 11 months ago
This book is terrific for anyone who wants to have fun with poetry; it is particularly good for beginners. This woman is in love with the art of word manipulation. It is NOT A BOOK FOR THOSE WHO TAKE POETRY SERIOUSLY EVERY MINUTE OF EVERY DAY.Though that should be obvious from the woman doing a leap on the cover, not to mention the title.Introduce your kids (and yourself) to poetry that is not all sonnets and forced "depth." It's remarkable what sort of depth you can find from found words, random bits of paper, and a walk.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book really inspired me. I have poems growing out of the exercises the book offers. What I especially like is that the exercises provide a framework for poems that really helps me with the flow of images and narrative element of poem writing. For me, this was much more beneficial than prompts.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was a wonderful read, and as a young poet I found it inspirational, amazing, and all around awesome, and would definitely recommend it to anyone liking poetry.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book provides motivation and inpiration for all poets alike. I strongly recommend this book to ANY poet looking to be inspired! It is the only tool that could break my writers block of two years.