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
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.
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.
by WindMaestro 6 years ago
Why isn't poetry popular?The only thing I really do on hubpages is write poetry. I mean, I am going to expand my topic area, but it disappoints me how unpopular poetry is. Is there a way for me to increase my traffic to my poem hubs?
by mirajraha 8 years ago
does rhyming/lyrical poetry lost their charm?with all the freeverse ruling the market today?
by Wendy Iturrizaga 7 years ago
Hello Hubbers,The HubMob is back this week with more ideas for top hubs. If last week we concentrated on The Greatest HubMob hits as a point of inspiration to write some more top hubs, this week we are going to dig back into the HubMob 4 most popular topics ever in terms of number of hubs and...
by Theresa Ast 7 years ago
I am new to HubPages and have enjoyed reading quite a bit of poetry. I want to go on record that I am not an English teacher, but I am a person who enjoys poetry. So here is my comment and a question I suppose.I have been surprised and puzzled by the number of poems that are...
by Mary Hyatt 7 years ago
I just reread the rules for the contest, and it states that poems should be 500 words. Mine is 210. Is the introduction counted in the word count? Thanks.
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