- Think about answers to these questions: How do you want the reader to feel in the middle of reading your piece? How about at the end?
- Jot down as many words that go with a particular emotion. You might use them in your poem, you might not.
- Add metaphors and strong images to help people envision your experiences.
- Be completely honest.
- Allow your emotions to be left on the page. Chances are, many other people will be able to relate to what you've experienced.
How To Write Poetry With Emotion
Published on February 2014