Learning to write in iambic pentameter can be challenging for some. Here is one method to teach yourself how to write in iambic pentameter.
An introduction to spoken word poetry and poetry slams, with tips for writing and performing your own spoken word poetry.
Poems can be easy and really fun for kids. Here are six simple types of poems any child can write, with examples and brief histories.
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."
Poetry can be one of the hardest forms of literature to critique properly because of its abstract forms and expression of personal feelings from the author. Poems can express a description of a physical object of the...
I'm not a poet so I'm not about to tell anyone how to write poetry. But I have had a few of my poems published so maybe I've got something to say, even if it's only 'how not to be a famous poet'...
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.
This hub covers how to write poetry using slant rhyme technique, also known as half rhyme. It includes three poetry exercises to get started along with two original sample poems by wayseeker.
Writing form poetry is not everyone’s cup of tea. Neither is reading it. However, I am a firm believer that the best poets have conquered the forms before reinventing them into new, breathtaking poems. Of course,...