Cut words from a magazine or newspaper and arrange them in a poetic fashion. They can be randomly drawn from a hat in a group setting, or chosen individually.
e.e. cummings and goings
Research the style of e. e. cummings. Write a poem using some of the more obvious elements of his style.
Ezra Pound of Flesh
Research Ezra Pound's interesting life. With whom was he in love? How did he get into trouble in Italy? What was his body of work? Relate this to Hugo's impression of him as a poet.
A Poet's Progress
Research the writing department at any university. How many professors are there in the literature department? How many in the writing department? Relate these findings to the conclusions made by Hugo about the importance of writing in the university setting. Has anything changed since the writing of this book?
This section contains 701 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)