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Life as a Poet Knows It

Life as a Poet Knows It

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  • Junice Michele Lanza
    Published 5 months ago
    My heart

    My heart

    My heart belongs to you and you only My heart beats every time your around My heart beats every time we kiss My heart beats every time we hug
  • Victor Mendez
    Published 6 months ago
    A CONTEMPLATION:

    A CONTEMPLATION:

    "Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought" has found words." -Robert Frost I had an epiphahy today. I was watching a sad moment in one of the shows I like to watch and it gave me insight to why I write poetry the way I do.
  • Warren Brown
    Published about a year ago
    Discover the Art and Craft of Poetry

    Discover the Art and Craft of Poetry

    Answers to Life in Poetry Therapy Poetry reading and writing has always been of great interest to many over the years, the decades, and the centuries. Poetry has been respected as a literary art all over the world, in all cultures, heritages, and languages.
  • Henri Goulding
    Published 2 years ago
    My First Spoken Word Event

    My First Spoken Word Event

    I finally worked up the courage to attend an open mic event down the road from my apartment and I thought I would share my experience and maybe give some tips and advice for those of you nervous about attending a similar event or even about sharing your art.
  • Leigh Fisher
    Published 2 years ago
    What Are the Benefits of Writing Motivational Poetry?

    What Are the Benefits of Writing Motivational Poetry?

    "Poetry puts starch in your backbone so you can stand, so you can compose your life." ― Maya Angelou Writing about dark emotions and even darker social commentaries can feel cathartic at times, but what does wallowing in those unpleasant feelings really help you on a personal level?
  • Katherine J. Zumpano
    Published 2 years ago
    Experiences in Poetry

    Experiences in Poetry

    I am a poet. I don't have any books published, but I am a poet. When I sit down to write, it's what comes easiest. The fiction I write often comes from poems or turns into poems or, at the very least, is poetic. I love poetry.
  • Leigh Fisher
    Published 2 years ago
    The Power of Poetic Devices

    The Power of Poetic Devices

    Modern poetry is largely written in free verse, a trend further popularized by most literary magazines straying away from fixed forms and rhymed work. However, even with the freedom brought with free verse, it’s still important to bring other poetic devices into your work.
  • Leigh Fisher
    Published 2 years ago
    Poetry & Instagram

    Poetry & Instagram

    If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re a poet, or a writer of some type. If you’re not a poet, but enjoy reading poetry, then you are awesome and one of my favorite people in the world. There are not nearly enough people out there who are like you, enjoying poetry because it’s a pleasure to read.
  • Leandra Hays
    Published 2 years ago
    Monsters

    Monsters

    Maybe I'm twisted I'm out of my mind All I know is I'm pouring my heart into every line Right now I'm corny But this is my life