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How can you capture recognition for poetry?

  1. jay2jay profile image60
    jay2jayposted 7 years ago

    How can you capture recognition for poetry?

  2. gg.zaino profile image81
    gg.zainoposted 7 years ago

    Sure- build something worth reading and they will come... poetry is tough- look to publishers on west coast- san fransico area publishers my sug-  peace

  3. Georgie98 profile image74
    Georgie98posted 7 years ago

    Poetry can be written in many formats, and interpreted in even more ways because we each think individually.
    I have written mostly about my life and people like my poems, shockingly the worst things in my life seem to be the most popular! Haha!
    I found ways to put comedy into such a traumatic relationship and people admired that I could laugh at it.
    The title has to be something that would entice a reader, and then the opening few lines have to be something to make that reader want to continue. I was concerned about adding a piece of prose thinking no one would read it, but it's my most popular hub!
    I write nonsense too, lines that just pop in my head that I just add to some paper and store it until I get to my laptop. Check out my work, it's all quite different.

  4. Tirzah Laughs profile image82
    Tirzah Laughsposted 7 years ago

    Do you mean national recognition?   Then you need to win a contest such as the William Faulkner Poetry contest or get published in several well-known mags such as Poets and Writers.  It must be a well-known and well-respected contest or magazine.  The more you win or get published in those types of publications, the more recognition you'll get.

    If you just mean a following?  Well that's marketing and self promotion.  Try a website fed by live readings, online readings, and networking.

 
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