How to Write a Good Poem: Three Essential Elements by D. Patrick Miller
Approx. 4,870 words.
Published on August 26, 2011.
The co-editor and publisher of the award-winning Fearless Poetry Series offers a concise and inspiring guide to writing a good poem. The three essential skills of Vocabulary, Compression, and Revision are explained, with helpful suggestions for practice. Includes a number of example poems by the author, a widely published poet. Also: live links to other helpful resources.