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...
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.
An in-depth appreciation of four great bloggers who post mostly haiku, or haiku and tanka, plus other fine blogs & Keruac's haiku on YouTube. Add your own favorites in the comments!
Learning to write in iambic pentameter can be challenging for some. Here is one method to teach yourself how to write in iambic pentameter.
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.
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...
The creative side of me has been yearning to break through for a very long time. As a young girl, I kept notebook sized diaries in which I would record everything that went on in my household. And, there was plenty...
A humorous guide to writing "bad" haiku -- mediocre and boring ones -- whose goal is to help people write and edit haiku better.
This poem "The Masterpiece" was compiled and edited by me but it's writing is a collaboration of many talented poets. The story behind it is based on Claude Monet and his wonderful paintings.
GHAZAL It is a poetic expression of two emotions the pain and love. In simple words, it is the poetic representation of the beauty of painful love