WR 242
WINTER 2018
Creative Writing: Poetry  
  Jane Thielsen, M.A.
email: jthielsen@cocc.edu [or copy/paste into a COCC email
Office/hours: Bend OCH 117 TTH 2:30-3:00pm
                    Redmond 5:00-5:30 MW PM  RMD 312
Central Oregon Community College
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               AUDIO VISUAL
  1. Iowa Writers Workshop:MOOC

  2. UC Berkeley - Library - Lunch Poems

  3. UCTV-Programs in Poetry

  4. Poetry at Noon (Library of Congress)

  5. Poetry Foundation

  6. Friends of Wm. Stafford

  7. Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program

  8. Bill Moyers Journal -Poetry- Watch & Listen | PBS

  9. The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

  10. Poetry Out Loud

  11. Discovering William Stafford

 Some Sound Examples of Early English
  1. Features of Old English

  2. Beginnings of OE poetry

  3. Story of Caedmon's hymn

  4. Old English Poems Aloud

  5. Old English Riddle- in OE

  6. Prologue to Canterbury Tales in Middle English--for sound and rhythm

  7. Prologue in Middle and Modern English-in print

  8. The Ballad

  9. Basics of Linguistics 

   Performance Poetry, Folklife
  1. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

  2. Performance Poetry

  3. Folk ballad example-Service

  4. Ballad of the Skeletons-Ginsberg and McCartney

  5. Western Folklife/Cowboy

  6. Definition of Slam Poetry

   Some Asian Forms

GENERAL SUPPORT/REFERENCE

  1. Poetry through the Ages--overview

  2. Poetic Forms--Int'l

  3. Poetic Rhythm patterns

  4. Poetic Forms and Techniques

  5. Poetry Craft and Theory

  6. Poetry.org

  7. The Poetry Foundation

  8. Poetry Archive-terms, poets, etc.

  9. Literary Devices Terms, and Elements

  10. Poetry Out Loud

  11. Poetic Forms and Terminology non-academic

  12. Poem Hunter site

  13. Poets.org

  14. Online Etymology Dictionary

  15. Welcome to the National Association for Poetry Therapy

  16. Poetry of American Indians

  17. Silko: Language....Pueblo

  18. American Indian Etexts

  19. Poetry Ireland

  20. Canadian Poets - University of Toronto Library

  21. Picasso's Bulls- Realism and Abstraction

  22. Mythology links

  23. LitLine: Independent Literary Community

  24. American Poetry Review

For possible "spring boards," titles, epigraphs

  1. Proverb search site

  2. Bartlett's Quotations

  3. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages

  4. The Phrase Finder

  5. The Devil's Dictionary-satirical definitions

   Cutting Edges & Word Play

  1. Poems-in-poems--Greg Williamson

  2. OULIPO Poetry | McFadden

  3. Anagram Poems-

  4. Found Poems

  5. Concrete/Shape Poems

  6. Kenneth Burke- Critical Theorist, word contrarian...

 Guides for College (prose) Writing

  1. Template(MLA) for prose writing

  2. OWL Gd. to MLA format

  3. MLA-Citing in-text | Citing Notes, e.g.

  4. OWL at Purdue--style/grammar

  5. Process Writing Guide

  6. Poetry Analysis/peer edit form

  7.  Dictionary.com/Thesaurus

  8. Responses: Guidelines 

  9. Class notes on Narration

  10. Class notes on Story

 Writing About and Citing Poetry:

  1. Proper Citation of Poems MLA

  2. Citing Poems MLA 8

  3. OWL: MLA re: Literature

  4. Writing Commons-free online text

Writing in Central Oregon,
 the State & NW
  1. COCC Writer's Club on Facebook

  2. DPL 2nd Sunday Readings,

  3. One Breath Poets--Bend Haiku Circle (FB)

  4. Central Oregon Writer's Guild

  5. Caldera--artist/writer residencies

  6. The Writing Ranch--workshops/retreats

  7. FishTrap-writing workshops,

  8. High Desert Journal

  9. Poetry Readings NW

  10. WordstockWriters-2009

  11. Oregon - Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

  12. Poetry Northwest

  13. Tin House

  14. Cloudbank Books

  15. Cider Press Review

  16.  IPRC--Indie Publishing--Portland


Basic text materials:

 Color of Saying  | Pickering Intro. | Technicians of the Sacred | Rothenberg poems1 & Rothenberg2 | Stafford: Creative Writing, On Composing,  What the River Says--drafts | Carver Poems | Gallagher Poems | Cedering Poems | Prose Poems | Rice Poems/Essay |

 From Fifty Contemporary Poets: The Creative Process ed. Alberta Turner: Booth, Francis, Harper/Hey, Stafford/Kumin, Swift/Wright |

All materials developed by Jane Thielsen copyright 2014 : other materials available under Fair Use guidelines for students in this course only: all rights reserved