1. Don’t stop writing – Artists create art, Teachers teach, Writers write.
To excel your writing, you need to flex your poetic muscles daily.
2. Read Poetry by other writers – By reading other writers you may find new ways to express yourself. Learn a new form, and learn what you like or do not like from the work of others.
3. Attend Open Mics – Listen to the way words are spoken. Poetry is oral just as much as it is visual genre of writing. The way a poet speaks their lines is just as important as the meaning of the lines. Open Mics are a great way for you to meet new authors, and perform your own work.
4. Study Poetic Forms – Although you may not enjoy writing sonnets, or haiku’s trying various forms will help broaden your poetic development.
5. Experiment – Is there a form…
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