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 hub article, you'll find that...
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.
"Haiga" is Japanese for a haiku with a picture that illustrates it or plays off it in some way. Today, there are haiga with brush paintings, photographs, and abstract art.
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.
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.
Learn to write a swap quatrain poem. This musical form is easy to learn and fun to write. Warning! They're addictive!
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'...
A humorous guide to writing "bad" haiku -- mediocre and boring ones -- whose goal is to help people write and edit haiku better.
Poetry tips. Using endstopepd and enjambed lines, using found poems to practice.
A poet finds his inspiration from many sources. Translating this inspiration to a poem that moves the reader is the challenge. This Hub includes poetry writing basics.