English 609: Poetry Writing

October 26, 2017

What's due today:

What's due next class:

For next week: Rhyming forms and the Ghazal

  • More in the way of explanation
  • Ghazal net (online site of ghazals in English)
  • Another site with ghazals; more explanations
  • Sonic level: kinds of rhyme
  • Typographical level: Stanzas, strophes, verse paragraphs

Reading for next week (these poems are either ghazals or they use rhyme in ways that disguise it or transform it)

Homework: Write a procedural or "Found" poem (or choose your own topic)