Life as a Poet Knows It

Life as a Poet Knows It

Industry tips for new poets. Welcome to the Poets family.

Crissy DXCII6 hours ago
The Slam Poetry
Much can be said about poetry. Structure, rhymes, and play on words. All part of the poetry directory. Much less than calling it direct to me. Directly relating to art. Let me articulate what I mean. ...
Emma Lynn16 days ago
Paper & Pen
poetry is an art — a very troublesome, annoying art. sometimes you go weeks wanting to write but have no muse and other times you just want to sleep but your brain decides to write a book it just need...
An American Dream
I looked around the nice restaurant. There were not many people here, just a few couples scattered around the room immersed in their own conversations. I could not remember the last time I had been in...
Belle Denka20 days ago
How To Write a Poem
First you stare at some furniture as you let yourself feel every ounce of everything from a stubbed toe to the truth. Crying in the shower is also acceptable way of meditating on these things. When yo...
Joke Marfsky23 days ago
Writer’s Anonymous
Hello, my name is Marv; The other day I realized I had a problem: I've been getting high off of pure visceral poetry. I've been looking for something that isn't there. A scientist, tripping and mad fr...
Christine Lopeza month ago
Why Am I Now Writing?
Why am I just now putting my thoughts out, Timing is everything And I'm not speaking of the time we tell, The time that we follow Or the time that controls us But the timeline of your path. I've been ...
Jessica McGibbona month ago
Poems
I've read my poems 1000 times I know every word lived every line I know that this sounds absurd my poems are my very life there every problem and strife and yet they never seem to be good they don't e...
Gibberish Limerick
The first verse of this limerick was originally written in 2014 while the second verse was written in September 2017, with the final three verses composed in October 2017. Verse one is the original, w...
Jessica McGibbona month ago
If You Read This
If you read this Please be kind I can not help but speak my mind If you don't like it set it down Don't look at it with a frown I write the things I can not say I don't want to offend in any way My po...