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Story time: Goblin Market

Nothing quite like reading a good book in a park with a picnic, wouldn’t you agree? We’ve talked a little bit already about poems (such as ballads) having the ability …

A metre cheater

Metre (US spelling: meter) refers to the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in rhythmically regular verse. (If you don’t know what a syllable is, look it up!) To scan …

When a poem takes shape

Using the poem ‘Easter Wings’ by George Herbert, I’ve just shown you how a poem can not only get you to think of imagery, but that it can take visual …