Life as a Poet Knows It

Life as a Poet Knows It

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

Emma Lynna year 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 Denkaa year 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 Marfskya year 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 year 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 ...
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...
Chloe Gilholya year ago
Poetry's Mysterious Ways
Poetry has been around for centuries. A lot of questions come to mind with poetry, especially to those who don't write poetry. Even people like myself who actively write poetry find ourselves question...
N.Zbornak a year ago
I Don't Believe It
Ma I wanna be a poet But I don't wanna be like Dad I ripped up all the writing I'd done Cuz you said he was famous for journaling He's a narcissist navel gazer But I'm his daughter I don't want to be ...
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Craig Hendersa year ago
I Like to Poem
(Yes. I'm going to be using "poem" as a verb; there's worse things to focus on. :p Also, I'm free versing here.) 34 Lines on... enjoying one's hobbies/interests/nonsense and letting go. I like to poem...