Poetry Writing Tips

Words are weapons. Your words can change the way people look at the world and our guides will help you improve.

If you’ve suffered a great loss—like the death of someone close to you—reading or writing poetry that reflects on this painful experien

Whether you’re still in school, are about to graduate or have already moved onto the next chapter in life, nearly everyone can relate t

These snappy, rhythmic, three-line poems are lots of fun to write. 


What’s the first rule of writing poetry? That there are no rules--it’s all up to you!

What do you think of when you hear the word spirituality?

Spoken word is written on a page but performed for an audience.

Slam Poetry is a type of competition where people read thei

Metaphors are a great tool to use if you want to liven up your poetry, and make people really think more deeply about what you write.

Editing your own poetry can be a scary endeavor.

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