Poetry is not possible without inspiration. We encourage every person to muse and be close to their emotions and express them in words.

Poetry: Finding Inspiration By Lola Dechant

In poetry, more than in other forms of writing, there is an attitude that you must wait for inspiration to strike. This seems to be true particularly among beginning poets, but I have seen this inclination in those who have been writing poetry for years as well.

How to write Haiku

A haiku is a type of poem which will allow you to practice focusing on specific numbers of lines and syllables in your poetry writing. Writing a haiku poem will also help you to discover new ways to write about nature and your surroundings in a very meditative way.

Writing a poem about dreams

Did you know that there are famous books (like Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein) that are based on dreams? The stories in our dreams are the ways we tell ourselves our true feelings and emotions, which is why they make great starting points for writing poems.

Writing a poem about your surroundings

If you are just starting out writing poetry, it might be difficult to write about your emotions right away. Instead, you can write about what you see around you. Here are some tips to get you started writing about the setting you are in.

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