What is a Haiku?
A Haiku is a verse form made of 3 lines measuring 5, 7, and 5 syllables (in that order).
In its purest form as traditional Japanese poetry, the Haiku should be about nature or the seasons, and should use no m...
Poetry is not only about analyzing poems written by people who lived hundreds of years ago. Poetry is fun and engaging, and there are many ways to explore this genre in meaningful ways. Take a chance. Step out of your comfort zone and explore poetry. Create art using poetry, create your own poetry form, or act out a poem. Engaging with poems in these ways might change the way you view poetry. It might get you excited about all the possibilities poetry has to offer.
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Some people look at poetry as something they could never write. They think it’s too overwhelming to capture thoughts in co...
Most of us have recited a poem out loud at some point in our lives. It might have been for a school assignment or a for a special occasion, such as a friend’s birthday party. Or maybe you just wanted to read a poem out loud. But did you know that t...
Poetry has evolved over the years, and it continues to grow and increase in popularity an appreciation. National Poetry Month brings a lot of attention to this sometimes forgotten genre. There are still some people who shy away from this writing form because it’s misunderstood.
The fun of poetry is that there are endless ways to create a poem.
The only way to get better at something is to practice it over and over again. Poetry is just like that. It’s a craft that takes time to master. National Poetry Month is held every April, and it’s the perfect time to find the poet in you.
Take the month to explore this art form. It’s okay if it’s completely new and foreign to you. If you desire to learn more about how to read, write, and appreciate this genre, we guaranteed it will happen.
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