Monday, December 12, 2005

Poetry Exercise #6: Line Lengths

A simple revision exercise: in the first draft of a poem cut each line in half or add two lines together throughout the poem. This will force you to look differently at the work, and it will help suggest places to tighten or revise. It might also help create new, more interesting line breaks.

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