Learning to write in iambic pentameter can be challenging for some. Here is one method to teach yourself how to write in iambic pentameter.
This hub article will cover three types of poems: The Japanese Haiku, the Shakespearean Sonnet, and the Song Ballad. In essence, I will show you how to write each and hopefully, by the time you're through reading this...
A good haiku needs "a gap where sparks fly." Japanese haiku use a kireji, a "cutting word," between two images, and English haiku also have a juxtaposition or "cut."
Turning poetry into shape poetry is creative and fun and also effective in delivering your message. Learn how to write shape poetry and then try creating one of your own shape poems.
Similes List: Nature Similes: Clear as water on the far away shores of sea Clouds as soft as snow balls Burning in sun rays like corns baked on hot sand As rude as dry winter As elegant as morning mist Beaming...
Traditional nature haiku use kigo, or "season words." Like the famous "cherry blossoms" for spring, these words or phrases evoke a particular time of year.
Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry which is used to describe emotions in relation to nature. Here are some haiku poems relating to cold weather and winter.
How do you turn ideas into words? How do you turn words into a poem, an essay, a story? These writing tips (and poems) may help you get your words from mind to page.
In the mid-2oth Century, confessional poetry made a profound impact on the literary world. This guide will allow you to write amazing confessional poetry, whether it is for pleasure or for a class.
Haiku poetry is a Japanese art form that encapsulates a feeling about nature in a few short lines. Here are a few haiku about cats.