Poetry Writing Tips

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

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.

What do you think of when you hear the word rap? Do you ever think of… poetry? The two really aren’t that different.

Your family and friends are the people closest to you — the ones who love you no matter what and who always have your back.

Onomatopoeia may look like gibberish, but this type of poem is fun and easy to write- and even more fun to read aloud.

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