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Thread: Which Factor Is Most Important In learning To Write Poem?

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    Which Factor Is Most Important In learning To Write Poem?

    I teach poetry myself. Lately, I lose my direction. I wonder which factor is most important to learn: language,, imagination, perceiving, ability, or others?
    Leave here what you have tasted during poem-writing. thx

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    Sweet farewell, Good Nite
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    activate the senses; feel everything and leave nothing behind. Then report back in your painted landscape.

    tasted ~ morning light.
    Last edited by jon1jt; 06-17-2007 at 05:17 AM.
    "He was nauseous with regret when he saw her face again, and when, as of yore, he pleaded and begged at her knees for the joy of her being. She understood Neal; she stroked his hair; she knew he was mad."
    ---Jack Kerouac, On The Road: The Original Scroll

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    Not politically correct Pendragon's Avatar
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    Free the mind of emotionial clutter, sort through the clutter, and write from the soul not the mind.

    Tasted ~ emotions
    Some of us laugh
    Some of us cry
    Some of us smoke
    Some of us lie
    But it's all just the way
    that we cope with our lives...

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    rat in a strange garret Whifflingpin's Avatar
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    On the hill overlooking the harbour
    Have something to write about.
    Voices mysterious far and near,
    Sound of the wind and sound of the sea,
    Are calling and whispering in my ear,
    Whifflingpin! Why stayest thou here?

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