Strong Measures: Contemporary American Poetry In Traditional Form
Registered by creativeMGE of Kensington, Maryland USA on 11/19/2008
This Book is Currently in the Wild!
2 journalers for this copy...
From the back cover:
This anthology celebrates the renaissance of formal verse in contemporary America. As Richard Wilbur writes in his forward, more and more poets have begun to realize that rhyme and meter are "not ornament but emphasis, ligature, and significant sound." Strong Measures provides a showcase for the finest contemporary examples of nearly seventy-five traditional forms, ranging from ballads and sonnets to kyrielles and pantoums. The book also demonstrates how contemporary poets have experimented with the old forms to make them "new" and relevant to our times.
Journal Entry 2 by discoverylover from Wellington City, Wellington Province New Zealand on Monday, August 17, 2009
Given to me by my good friend CreativeMGE for my birthday for last year :p Looking forward to perusing it very much :D
Journal Entry 3 by discoverylover at Cuba Street in Wellington City, Wellington Province New Zealand on Monday, January 6, 2020
WILD RELEASE NOTES:
Dear Reader. Thank you for picking up this book! Please make a journal entry here to let me know that this book has found a good home with you. You may choose to remain anonymous or to join (its free). If you join, please consider indicating that you were referred by Discoverylover. I hope you enjoy the book. You can make another journal entry with your comments when you’ve finished reading. Whenever you’re ready to send it on its way, make a journal entry if you are giving or sending this book to a known person, or release notes if you are leaving it "in the wild" again for anyone to catch. Then watch its journey. You’ll be alerted by e-mail each time someone makes another journal entry. It’s all confidential (you’re known only by your screen name and no one is ever given your e-mail address), free, and spam-free.