Life as a Poet Knows It

Life as a Poet Knows It

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

Jordan Warren2 years ago
No Baths
I beg off baths Claiming my limbs too long to fold themselves Inside the tub I site discomfort and joints like glass The sad sick truth is, really, My mother would run a bath Hot enough to turn her pi...
Michael McArdle2 years ago
My Hope
As another day turns to night and so the night becomes the day As mother bird takes to flight I embrace my hope and find a way As raindrops fall forming mountain streams and so become rivers that flow...
Arianna Lynne2 years ago
Stolen Words
Stolen words from another's mouth A sad and shameful disgrace To see such a pride filled smirk Upon a stealer's face To act as one that you are not Makes you an unwanted imitation Of someone who took ...
V H2 years ago
Hello!
Hello! I'm awkward. I say too much, feel too much, drink too much to make up for my shitty social skills. I'm socially inept. Sometimes I become paralyzed at the thought of conversation. So much so, m...
Rhonda Taylor2 years ago
Poetry Publishing Scams to Avoid
I've been a writer by trade for years, and this means that I have seen a million and one publishing scams through my time. The reason why publishing scams are so common is because being a writer is on...
Can You Make A Living Through Poetry?
For many people in love with the written word, nothing sounds quite as appealing as making a living through poetry—or even just making a living writing. After all, who wouldn't want to make money thro...