How To Write Poetry

Common Poetry Forms

Poetry has been around a long time and while the "Death of Poetry" is a phrase that is too common. We believe that poetry is filling the same needs that people have used poetry to fill for thousands of years. The poet is someone unafraid of facing the depth of their emotions and is willing to put them on paper for the public to view. Not everyone knows how to be so brave, but everyone can learn to do so. We all can learn to write poetry and become a better person through it. Are you looking to meet your inner self and your inner poet? We hope we can help you find the poet in you!

Different Types of Poems and How to Write Them

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  1. Common Spelling And Grammar Mistakes In Poetry

    You want your poetry to be a reflection of who you are. You want people to take it seriously. You want it to be as perfect as can be, right? If so, the biggest thing you can do is take time to read through it before making it public. Make sure the...

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  3. How To Write An Acrostic Poem

    What is an acrostic poem?


    An acrostic poem is a fun poetry form that can be written about any topic.


    It's a poem where letters within the lines of that poem (at the beginning, middle, or end) spell out a specific word. That word ...

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  4. 30+ Poetry Writing Prompts

    30+ Poetry Prompts - List Of Poetry Writing Ideas

    Do you want to write a poem but need an idea to get you started?


    Give one of these writing prompts a try. It's all about being creative. Don't worry if you poem seems silly. It might be just the writing exercise you need in order to spa...

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  6. How To Write A Villanelle

    Write A Hollywood Villanelle





    We’re going to turn your favorite movie into a villanelle (Hollywood Villanelle).



    What is a Villanelle?


    A villanelle (also kno...

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  7. Tips For Writing Better Poetry

    Poetry is a unique genre of writing. While there are many forms of poetry that have certain specifications, poetry as a whole is a genre that allows a lot of author creativity. It doesn't have to be a daunting task. It can be a lot of fun if you e...

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  8. Common Poetic Forms

    15 Common Poetry Forms - Examples, PDF Templates

    Poetry comes in a variety of forms. Some forms have more structure than others. Some follow rules that have to do with rhyming, syllables, repetition, etc. Others are an expression that are fully in the hands of the author.




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  10. How To Write A Haiku Poem

    3 Steps To Write A Traditional Haiku Poem

    Haiku is probably the most well-known form of traditional Japanese poetry. Its short structure and concise nature has inspired countless people to put their pen on the paper – or their fingers on the keyboard.


    A well-written haiku is a g...

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  11. Nature And The Romantic Poets





    Do you ever notice how beautiful nature is? The different seasons, winter turning to spring, or spring to s...

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  12. Free Verse Poems

    Definition Of Free Verse Poems With Examples

    What is a free verse poem?


    Free verse poems do not follow any rules. Their creation is completely in the hands of the author. The author chooses how to use techniques such as rhyming, syllable count, stanzas, line length, etc. Some of th...

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  13. Narrative Poems

    Narrative Poems - Definition And Examples

    What is a Narrative Poem?


    A narrative poem tells the story of an event in the form of a poem.


    • It has a beginning, middle, and end.
    • There is a strong sense of narration, characters, and plot.
    • It may or may not...

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