Acknowledgements Introduction - Writers' Workshop A to Z of Poetry Workshop 1. Licensed to Thrill - performing poetry Workshop 2. Monday's Child - rhyming couplets Workshop 3. The Day the Zoo Escaped - redrafting Workshop 4. Every Word Counts - awareness of syllables, haiku Workshop 5. Fin Flapper - kennings Workshop 6. Waves - shape/concrete poetry Workshop 7. Further On - wordplay Workshop 8. Space Rap - performance poetry Workshop 9. The Robin - rhyming or unrhyming poetry Workshop 10. Poem Hunt - senses Workshop 11. I am a Baggy T-Shirt - Metaphor Workshop 12. The Sound Collector - onomatopoeia Workshop 13. Nocturnophobia - personification Workshop 14. Three - levels of meaning Workshop 15. December - different cultures and voices Workshop 16. Hubble Bubble - classic and contemporary Workshop 17. Charge of the Light Brigade - narrative poetry Workshop 18. The Dead Quire - challenging narrative poetry
Michaela Morgan is a practising poet, children's author, writer and former teacher. She runs workshops and courses in the UK and internationally.