This book invites the reader to jump into a selection of poems about sports written by people from different places and times. It gives the reader the keys needed to unlock poems. It equips the reader to explore the meanings that a poem has, and it explains the techniques poets use to create their effects.
About the Author
Mary Colson is a teacher and a writer. She is fascinated by the world and the cultures of different countries, with their unique myths and legends.
Table of ContentsContents Experiencing poems about sport 4 "Training Run" 8 "First Fight" 14 "Slam, Dunk, & Hook" 20 "Ice" 26 "Archery" 32 "Here’s My Pitch" 38 "The crowd at the ball game" 44 What have we learned? 50 Writing your own sports poem 54 Bibliography 58 Glossary 59 Find out more 62 Index 64