Poetry Writing Tips

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

Diction refers to the author’s choice of words and the order of the words within a poem.

Acrostic poetry is a fun and simple type of poetry which will allow you to experiment with different writing techniques and formatting a

An idyll is a short poem that creates a story and paints a picture of everyday life, while making things that at first seem simple much

Putting together your first poem isn’t as difficult as you might think. Just follow these easy steps!


A modern ballad is usually a song, one that is a combination of long, slow, heartfelt and sad.

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

Slam Poetry is a type of competition where people read thei

Remember a time when you really wanted to tell someone how you felt about them, but didn’t think you coul

Words are our most powerful weapons.