...to recommend this dandy book.
The Writing Moment: A Practical Guide to Creating Poems by Daniel Scott Tysdal.
It's every bit as good as I expected it would be. It came in the mail a while back, though I can't remember exactly when. Some years fly right along and this is one of them. I can't believe we're this close to April. We have so much snow. And it keeps snowing. More snow again today.