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By Ted Kooser

Recently appointed because the new U. S. Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser has been writing and publishing poetry for greater than 40 years. within the pages of The Poetry domestic fix Manual, Kooser brings these many years of expertise to undergo. listed below are instruments and insights, the directions (and warnings opposed to directions) that poets—aspiring or practicing—can use to hone their craft, probably into artwork. utilizing examples from his personal wealthy literary oeuvre and from the paintings of a couple of winning modern poets, the writer colleges us within the serious courting among poet and reader, that is basic to what Kooser believes is poetry’s final goal: to arrive other folks and contact their hearts.
 
Much greater than a guidebook to writing and revising poems, this guide has the entire comforts and advantages of an extended and enlightening dialog with a sensible and sufferer outdated friend—a buddy who's keen to percentage every thing he’s realized concerning the artwork he’s spent a life-time studying to execute so well.

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