Poetry Writing Tips

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

Take your poem from page to stage by competing in a poetry slam!


Friends can share your interests, be your closest confidantes, and know you better than anyone else — that’s why poems that revolve aro

Short poems can convey intimate moments with simple, specific, compell

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

Get inspired by the work of some of the best slam poets performing today!


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

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

So what is a Haiku?

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