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My shouting, shattered, whispering voice, a guide to writing poetry and speaking your truth, Patrice Vecchione

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My shouting, shattered, whispering voice, a guide to writing poetry and speaking your truth, Patrice Vecchione
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
My shouting, shattered, whispering voice
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1107446575
Responsibility statement
Patrice Vecchione
Sub title
a guide to writing poetry and speaking your truth
Summary
"Ever had an emotion or experience you wanted to express, but didn't know how? This guide encourages teens to find their voices, step up and speak their truths, and articulate what matters to them most--both personally and politically--whether it be boldly to an outside audience or just privately for themselves. Young adults are reading and writing and performing poetry more than ever before, and yet it's the most difficult form for schools to teach. Written in short, easy-to-digest chapters, My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice includes prompts and inspiration, writing suggestions and instruction, brief interviews with some current popular poets such as Kim Addonizio, Safia Elhillo, and others, and poem excerpts scattered throughout the book. My Shouting, Shattered Whispering Voice offers ways to express rage, frustration, joy, and sorrow, and to substitute apathy with creativity, usurp fear with daring, counteract anxiety with the joy of writing one word down and then another to express vital, but previously unarticulated, thoughts. Most importantly, here you can discover the value of your own voice and come to believe that what you have to say matters"--, Provided by publisher
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