5 INFORMAL TIPS FOR GOOD POETRY

Lets chat about poetry, precisely some informal tips about making good verses.  Poetry is an art, a dance, painting, or tapestry with words. It is deliberate, not just an expression of unruly and disjointed thoughts. Therefore, the poet’s best creations are deliberately worded and designed to suit the message he...

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THE FIVE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENTS OF POETRY

No matter if you’re writing sonnets or lyrics to your next mixtape, these five things are essential to any poem. IMAGERY The only thing that will make your poetry powerful and enticing is great imagery. This goes along with the line you always hear “show don’t tell.” Only with poetry,...

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10 TREASURES I FOUND IN POETRY

Note: Some deliberate patterns are employed independently by the writer for the purpose of easy comprehension. I was just this frustrated kid who want to echo the giggles of life made mockingly over him. I began with music and raps. I wanted to make a difference, but my desires could not...

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THEME AND DICTION: THE CONNECTION IN POETRY

This is more a chat than a lecture. We will talk about my observation, that many people do not understand the fact that every theme has a diction it should follow. So they write poems that seem to be talking about every thing and nothing, without identifiable key words. There must be a...

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PLAIN, SIMPLE POEMS ARE JUST PROSE

I remembered how I made so much buzz online and offline when I encountered poet Tade Ipadeola’s teaching about poetry some 6 months ago or thereabouts. His comparative analysis of poetry the growth from foetus to adult hood, remains indelible in my creative heart and had since improved my writing...

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