Why You Need a Poetry Journal Right Now

The practise of writing poetry, in its most basic sense, is an act of expression. Poetry can be a way to process your feelings and open up avenues for self-discovery. Writing poetry also can make other people feel less alone and more understood through connecting on a deep emotional level. This article will discuss how […]

A Quick 10-minute Guide on Blackout Poetry

Blackout poetry is a relatively new form of art gaining popularity over the past few years. It was initially developed in the early 1900s, but it wasn’t until recently, with social media and sites like Twitter, that it became such an exciting way to express oneself. This article will teach you how to write blackout […]

20 Types Of Poetry And Their Modern Examples

Do you ever experiment with different writing styles? Or do you always write the same types of poetry time? With over 100 styles to choose from, it’s high time you challenge yourself and spice things up! This article will explore the 20 most popular styles in today’s world. We’ll go over their origins, use cases, […]

18 types of poetic devices and how to use them

18 types of poetic devices Poetry is an incredible way to express your feelings and opinions. It can be used for any occasion, from a wedding to a funeral or even just as the soundtrack of your life. Poetic devices are one of the best ways to make sure that you are getting the most […]

How to write a poetry book in 12 simple steps

How to write a poetry book in 12 simple steps Set up your writing space. Gather your writing tools. Set a deadline and writing schedule. Settle on your theme. Conduct your research. Plot your story outline. Break down your action plan. Write a powerful opening line. Include emotion, conflict and tension. Write first, edit later. […]

How Does Poetry Affect Mental Health?

How does poetry affect mental health

How does poetry affect mental health? “You have a great writing skill, your words are magical and you are knowledgeable, if so, why don’t you use your skills to write something more uplifting, you know, something happy?” “Your performance was phenomenal; can I ask why you were so aggressive?” “Why do all your poems sound […]

How to organize a successful poetry event

How to organize a successful poetry event. A friend of mine recently reached out to me with an elegant poetry event idea that she was looking to explore. She wasn’t quite sure how to go about it but remembered that I had hosted several events with Pick Me Up Poetry and wanted to know if I could […]