Theresa Broemmer Theresa Broemmer lives in mid-western Illinois with her husband and two children. She has a masters degree in education, and she spent five years in the early childhood field before deciding to stay at home with her children and concentrate on a writing career. She writes poetry, children's stories, and adult drama.
Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and download free character development worksheets! It was necessarily brutal, but like any art that requires intense, singular, obsessive attention to detail—be it heart surgery, classical guitar, a gun fight set dead-bang, or architecture—this is a process that gets into your DNA.
The only other result is failure. As I write my new book of poetry, Athena Departs, the process is less maddening. I flex my whole self tense and then use my previous experience to write more deliberate, self-aware poetry. I will not quote other writers, artists, or musicians concerning their editing wisdom.
If you take this science of poetry seriously, you know all the famous quotes. In the event that you feel Art breathe through you as a force of spiritual frenzy as well as a financial means to an end, you are well aware the source of that blessing is beyond an academic map.
No, just as it is crucial that a writer creates his or her own voice, the way we edit is also a matter of self-discovery. Editing is essential for the obvious reasons: Yes, you need to get the spelling right.
You need to ensure the verbs and nouns make nice. If you use a foreign language in your poetry, is it essential, and more importantly, is it you? Be meticulous in your search to ensure that that you are in no conceivable way mimicking a hero.
As Nietzsche said, go ahead and kill those bad boys. Heroes are only helpful in comic books. This is your time. Yet, because we all know what we mean as we read our own work, getting another pair of eyes to give our verse a once-through to verify what we wrote is what we meant is brilliant. Pick someone who is not afraid to get down-and-dirty with us on content, but not be a jackass about it.
Finding more than one of these scholars-and-gentlemen is an excellent move. Homonyms have snuck in on me, and punctuation goofs have slipped by me after obsessively compulsively combing over every line of my work.
This is where I suggest you read and reread every syllable aloud to hear how the sounds marry symphony and the intended place-strong story. This process seemed to skin my nerves from the inside out.
In my opinion, to squirm out of the responsibility of putting on your big boy britches when composing poetry is tantamount to cheating. Verse and song are cathartic. To deliver anything less is like selling snake oils to the suffering. When I tried to mask the shame or grief over some event to save face, they shoved me towards absolute disclosure.
My first professional editor was Larry Fagin. He was a hardnosed mentor that set fire to the course of my career. He taught me that every word counts.
Being too verbose, obvious, and long-winded are the earmarks of prose. Personally, I try not to repeat words more than absolutely necessary in one poem. Then, when the poems are on the page and the new process of chopping and slicing begins, I start by plucking out disjointed words, or whole lines, that may not fit the piece at hand.The University of Arizona (UA) is the flagship institution in the State of Arizona and offers graduate programs in more than areas of study.
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But poetry is obscure in form, a kind of noise that builds into music. Poetry is everywhere.