Poetry for poets continues over at Writers Ink Nonfiction.
On the 5th is Poetry Mirrors Now, featuring “Paper Cup” by the 5th Dimension’s Jimmy Webb.
On the 15th is Personal Change > Social Change, featuring “Both Sides Now” by uber hippy chick Joni Mitchell and popularized by singer Judy Collins.
On the 25th is Riddling Allegories with Carole King’s famous “Tapestry“.
Analysis of concepts and craft to help improve your own poems.
Sting’s “Fortress Around Your Heart”
Rufus Wainwright and the Hollies’ “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s my Brother”
Dolly Parton’s “Wildflowers”, a song that proves the 4 Requirements of Song as well as changed my whole viewpoint about country music.
Back up and read them all!