For poets looking to improve, what pitfalls should we avoid?
Tom since you are a poetry editor who is always gentle with your criticism, I would love it if you wrote a hub on the subject of poetry pitfalls.
Article written by a poetry editor about how to use rhyme in poetry. read more
Don't be too vague...we like to understand. Don't be overly long but don't be too brief. Some of us like a little rhyme. Learn to sort between dramatic effect and incoherance. We all like a little drama but please don't lose us to the subject line. Don't try so hard...let the words do the work. They will if you choosse the right ones. WB
by Jennifer Arnett 29 hours ago
Does anyone have any tips for beginning to write poetry?I haven't written very many poems in my life. It's just not something I'm good at, but I would like to get better. Thank you!
by Melanie Palen 13 months ago
How does poetry influence society?
by John Hansen 2 years ago
A few of us poets and creative writers have come up with the idea of creating our own website specifically for all forms of creative writing. The catalyst for this is HubPages decision to create niche websites for various subjects. However they have stated that poetry and creative writing will not...
by Kathryn L Hill 2 years ago
Why would you leave HubPages? HubPages needs you, fellow Hubbers need you! The world needs you! This site provides a wonderful format for writing and clearly displayed WORDS and TEXT! No one should feel "exiled." If you do, it is result of a too-active imagination! Tone it down a notch…...
by Tallgardener 6 years ago
Is Hubpages a breeding ground for great poets or a place for back-slapping amateurs?
by Andrew Spacey 4 years ago
Poets and poetry lovers! What is Poetry?As a keen reader and writer of poetry I've been asking this question on and off for years! I'll be writing a hub on the subject soon.There have been many fascinating attempts by different poets over the years to define poetry. I like this quote by Lawrence...
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