Tynea Lewis

Tynea Lewis

About Tynea Lewis

Tynea Lewis is an editor for Family Friend Poems and helped to develop the National Poetry Month Resources for Family Friend Poems. She started her career as an elementary teacher and has had a passion for writing since she was in 1st grade.

For over a decade, she was the Vice President of LitPick Book Reviews, a reading and writing initiative that connects authors with readers. During that time, she was recognized by the International Literacy Association as one of the 2016 30 Under 30 honorees for her work promoting literacy.

Tynea has had poetry, devotions, articles, and book reviews published by a wide variety of online and print publications, such as Teach Write, devozine, Her View From Home, Faith on Every Corner, Living by Design Ministries, Just Between Us magazine, G4C Publications, and The Children’s Book Review. She also created a blog, Heart to Heart, to encourage and uplift others.

In addition to writing, Tynea has found enjoyment in another creative outlet - painting. She created Wonder and Wander Designs, a small business where she sells hand-painted greeting cards.

For further engagement with Tynea and to stay up to date on her writing and art, you can connect with her on Instagram (@tynealewis, @wonder.wander.designs) or on Facebook (@TyneaLewisWriter).

    Poems by Tynea Lewis

  • Best Poetry Apps For Your Phone

    Best Poetry Apps - Apps For Writing, Creating And Reading Poetry

    in Poetry Activities

    Poetry today isn’t just about analyzing pieces written hundreds of years ago. It’s a way to express your creativity and find relief from stress. It’s a way to inspire the world with your words and be encouraged by the writing of other people...

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  • The End

    • Published: April 2021

    in Breaking Up Poems

    No one told me about this pain.
    Everything hurts, even my pride.
    It's these emotions I am forced to contain.


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    I always enjoy reading and learning about different poetry styles. Thanks for being a great teacher. The poem was excellent. Best wishes.

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  • How To Write Found Poetry

    in How To Write Poetry

    What is found poetry? 

    Found poetry is a creative way to write a poem using various texts. Essentially, it is a colla...

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  • How To Write An Acrostic Poem

    in How To Write Poetry

    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...

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    • Rating 4.13
  • Her Smile (Pantoum)

    • Published: June 2018

    in Abuse Poems

    Her smile was visible to all,
    Showing a dark secret
    From an inescapable memory
    Because of the lie she kept telling herself.


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