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Searchable poetry site
Searchable site with information on poets and links to poems.
Book Spine Poetry
Examples of Book Spine Poetry from the E H Butler Library Book Spine Competition.
What is Poetry?
"Feathers" by Lindsey Bleda ( Available under Creative Commons Attribution Licence 2.0 at https://www.flickr.com/search/?l=commderiv&q=feathers)
Poetry is the oldest form of literature. Poems evolved from songs and the human storytelling tradition. Poetry is an imaginative expression of emotion or ideas which aims to connect deeply with an audience. Traditional poetry has musical elements such as rhythm, rhyme and stanzas / verses. Modern poetry takes many different forms. It does not necessarily rhyme and can have different lengths, shapes and structures.
Steven Herrick, Poet
Steven Herrick, Poet and Author
Steven Herrick's homepage. Steven writes poetry, novels and verse novels for children and young adults.
This site includes videos of Steven performing his poetry.