Poetry Writing Tips

Words are weapons. Your words can change the way people look at the world and our guides will help you improve.

Some people find their inspiration from looking to the future.

Poetry itself is a type of art, but did you know that you can create poetry to look like art, too?

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If you’ve suffered a great loss—like the death of someone close to you—reading or writing poetry that reflects on this painful experien

Take your poem from page to stage by competing in a poetry slam!

 

If you're thinking about writing and performing a slam poem—but you're feeling shy—here are a few reasons to find your courage and give

Whether you’re still in school, are about to graduate or have already moved onto the next chapter in life, nearly everyone can relate t

If you are just starting out writing poetry, it might seem intimidating to write about really deep emotions right away.

These snappy, rhythmic, three-line poems are lots of fun to write. 


Diction refers to the author’s choice of words and the order of the words within a poem.

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