A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver


From the beloved and acclaimed poet, an ultimate guide to writing and understanding poetry.

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With passion and wit, Mary Oliver skillfully imparts expertise from her long, celebrated career as a disguised poet. She walks readers through exactly how a poem is built, from meter and rhyme, to form and diction, to sound and sense, drawing on poems by Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others. This handbook is an invaluable glimpse into Oliver’s prolific mind??—??a must-have for all poetry-lovers.

A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver