My thanks to Sally Cronin and the Smorgasbord Blog Magazine for sharing my recent article and thoughts on reading short poems.
Pop over and take a look at the other articles and writing being featured.
It’s a treasure trove!
A selection of posts I have enjoyed over the last few days and I hope that you will head over to enjoy in full.. thanks Sally.
The first post is from Frank Premwho shares much of his poetry on Youtube. In this post Frank provides a masterclass in how to read short poems effectively.
How to read short poetry – an introduction (of sorts)
Have you ever tried to listen to someone struggling over how to read short poetry? It can be an aggravating experience. In any case, I’ll try to explain why I find it so, in a moment, but first I should acknowledge that short poetry – such as haiku and similar short forms – haibun, tanka and so on, are wonderful, disciplined writing forms, designed to pack a big conceptual and meaningful impact in just a handful of words. I like that concept very much.
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