This guide to writing poetry from nature includes anthology of children's poetry. For ages 7 to 12 and for people love to express themselves through poetry but can't always find a way to voice their feelings and experiences. Practical and explorative in tone, this wonderful resource offers natural methods to connect landscape and language--to make words truly convey emotions. This is a book that makes writing nature poetry not only possible but natural.
Contents: Open the Door: An Invitation to Readers Poetry Field Trips Wildflowers Weather Birds and Other Animals Building a Nature Wordscape Keeping a Nature Journal Other Explorations Wandering, Noticing, and Writing Finding a Companion in Nature Creating a Landscape Become Your Surroundings Colors in the Natural World Dreaming Up a Place Nature in Your Hand Rhythms in the World and in Words Growing a Poem Naturally Anthology A Note to Educators Acknowledgments. Paperback 128 pages