Ep 15. Getting into poetry: 5 starting points

This week I’m attempting to answer a listener question: How do I get into poetry?

Poems in this week’s episode:

Bonus poems (if you’ve got other ideas for starter poems, let me know!):

You can find plenty of qualified peeps ready to guide you into poetry on Coursera, edX, Poetry Foundation, iTunesU (check out Open Yale Courses to start with) and YouTube (here’s a great lecture on Eliot’s The Wasteland).

Finally, have a browse through some of the Aussie journals publishing exciting new poems today like Cordite, Verity La and Meanjin.