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How to Write Poetry

Pick a subject

Write about anything. It could be a feeling, a place, a person, an experience you had, a dream, etc. The topics are endless. Center your writing around that subject.

Is it time for a rhyme?

Short answer, no. Poetry does not have to rhyme. It can if you want it to. If you want the poem to rhyme, list words that rhyme or almost rhyme and see how you can gel them together. An example of almost rhyme would be torn and storm.

Word Choice

Rearranging the words. An example would be “I ran all the way home.” Switch the words around to "All the way home I ran."  Changing the order of the words can make the poem sound more appealing.

Practice, practice, practice!

Finally, write as much as you can. It doesn’t have be a finished piece, but it gets you in the habit of writing. The more you do it, the better you will get at it. So, get that pen and paper out or on that keyboard and create! serves as a vessel to project my passions, and clue in my loyal readers to taste how sweet life can be. So, sit back, relax, and read on.
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