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Poetry in practice

Writing poems for children requires careful thought, advises

Doris Corti

Writing poems for children is not easy. A careful reading through any of the children’s anthologies to be found in bookshops or your local library will show that careful thought has been given to both language and structure. Whatever age you are gearing your poetry towards there are some specifics to consider.

a) A good story

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