Life as a Poet Knows It

Life as a Poet Knows It

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

Leigh Fisher2 months ago
Poetry & Instagram
If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re a poet, or a writer of some type. If you’re not a poet, but enjoy reading poetry, then you are awesome and one of my favorite people in the world. There are not nearly enough people out there who are like you, enjoying poetry because it’s a pleasure to read. The above video sums up a lot of my thoughts on why I decided to join Instagram in April 2018 to share my poetry, but I have a few more closing thoughts to add. The average person, someone...
Leandra Hays6 months ago
Monsters
Maybe I'm twisted I'm out of my mind All I know is I'm pouring my heart into every line Right now I'm corny But this is my life and all I have is time Robbed me every honest feeling voices in my head ...
Mariia Bashmakova7 months ago
The Everything-Doer
I am so, so young. And I am always, always running. My movements are inconstant and my mind is in too many places at once to count. It feels as though I’m nearing a climax, exploding, time crunch is o...
Belle Denka7 months ago
S.L Gray: and the Things That Couldn't Be Written About
S.L Gray is a poet and author. Her book is on Amazon at Skin, Bones, and Too Much Love. Her honesty in her answers is something to be admired in an artist and in a human being. I asked her to let me i...
Davina Zacharias8 months ago
Three Expression Tips For New Poets
I want to start this post off with the disclaimer that in no way am I trying to teach people how to write poetry. Systematic, routine poetry is not poetry at all, and therefore, genuine poetry cannot ...
Yvonne Glasgow8 months ago
Life Is What You Make It
Happiness clouds my hate Now that I left things up to fate I love, I care I even dare To let myself have fun Since I've found the one After I thought life was done. People come and they go How it will...
Matthew Garcia8 months ago
The Death of My Senses
My reflection? Something I’ve always had an affinity for, before I head out the door I’m sure to check my face, hair and teeth, fresh and clean the way I wish to be perceived on the outside at least b...
Meg Bradbury9 months ago
Poetry
How is it that poetry Can be so poetic The idea of death can be made to sound So free and unapologetic Words can be manipulated To make the darkness seem freeing And a bleak reality Can be turned to s...
Maccy Tovey9 months ago
You and Me Are Just Like Poetry
From the ends of the earth, To the depths of the sea; There's no one else I'd ask to be with me. To share the sight of the stary night sky, Contently watching the hours pass by. Looking out onto the m...