“Life is energy, and energy is creativity. And even when individuals pass on, the energy is retained in the work of art, locked in it and awaiting release if only someone will take the time and the care to unlock it.”
It is snowing in Colorado Springs and I guess in a lot of other places in the country.
I guess I’m not officially done with the semester until I receive my advisor’s comments and see if I passed but I just finished my self-evaluation and now it makes sense why I feel so tired. I’m posting my resource list for the last semester in hopes that some of you would find as much out of these books that I did and yes I read or referenced every book. It was a challenging semester for me but now I have a rough draft of my poetry collection and although I see a lot of work ahead of me, that does feel pretty good. I’m sure my last semester will fly by and then graduation is ahead of me.
Grimm, Susan. Ordering the Storm: How to Put Together a Book of Poems. Cleveland, OH: Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2006.
Higginson, William J., and Penny Harter. The Haiku Handbook: How to Write, Share, and Teach Haiku. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985.
Hoffmann, Richard Power, Pete Tramo, and Tim Mercer. Fridays at the Farm. [Media, Pa.]: Coyopa Productions, 2006.
Lee, Li-Young. Rose: Poems. [New poets of America series, vol. 9]. Brockport, N.Y.: BOA Editions, 1986.
Matsuo, Bashō. Back Roads to Far Towns; Bashō’s Oku-No-Hosomichi. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1968
Powell, Richard R. Wabi Sabi for Writers: Find Inspiration, Respect Imperfection, Create Peerless Beauty. Avon, Mass: Adams Media, 2006.
Snyder, Gary, Gary Snyder, and Hanshan. Riprap ; and, Cold Mountain Poems. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990.
Sugawara no Takasue no Musume. As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams; Recollections of a Woman in Eleventh-Century Japan. London: Oxford University Press, 1971
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