The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets

Ted Kooser
Published in 2005
by University of Nebraska Press

Former poet laureate of the United States Ted Kooser brings together tools, insights, and instructions on poetry and writing that poets—both aspiring and practicing—can use to hone their craft. Using examples from his own work and those from other contemporary poets, Kooser discusses the critical relationship between poet and reader.