"The goal of an artistic life: to wrest from the personal some form that speaks universally." - Alison H. Deming
"Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?" - Benjamin Franklin
Tips for Poets: Overview Page
I. In the Beginning
A Preface - So You Want To Be A Poet.
The Poetic Triangle - Form, Content and Style
II. What's in a Poem?
1. Forms - Verse, Rhythm, Feet, (Old Norse) Meters ...
2. Style: The Tools of the Trade - Metaphors, Heiti, Kenningar, Contrast...
III. Some Good Advice
IV. Helpful Links
Meadhall - Jack Hart on the different uses and skill levels of endrhyme. Recommended!
Ódins Nöfn - Listing of Odin's names in the Icelandic Thulur
Planet", © Markus Gann, www.begann.de.
Used by permission.
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