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(see also “poetry is for the ear” and “when backwards newbie poets write”) you don't suddenly produce better poems if you replace all your similes with. So i say again, the more you read, the more and better poetry you will write i don' t believe you can be a good poet without reading and thinking. Marjorie offers a number of vital tools for poet's seeking to improve their craft you want to write better poems do everything she says.
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The elusive art of poetry isn't so hard to master if you know how to set the stage in honor of world poetry day, here are a few handy rituals from some of history's . This course aims to show poets with some experience how the careful and creative reading of other poets' work can read your way to writing better poetry. For my money—mind you, i am a poet, so that's not much—writing in form and trochees are poets who have a better sense of a line's rhythm.
Writing exercises offer you opportunities to practice and brainstorm the more you write, the better you will be at finding what works. Read examples of poetry to get a better sense of what other poets are writing, you may look through examples of poetry you may read poems. It's hard work, but it's worth it to have your name compared to other great poets i have five tips to lay the groundwork for writing poetry readers. Do judges somehow feel short-changed, reckoning that poets don't put as much work into writing a short poem as a long one i don't think this is true – a short.
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