I would like to use this Thread as a source of inspiration. As well as to provide a information drawn from all of our experiences as fellow poets.
I for one have found poetry to be made up of these things I call "Elements". While they can be more then simply nouns or the literal definition of an element. For instance Liquid Fire (the poems title and pretty much its main focus in relation to something else) OR how about "Hallucinations of the heart".
Do you see where I am going with this?
If not, then ask yourself what is the main object of focus in your poems?
So please post them on here, I shall start with a simple list:
"Hallucinations of the Heart"
Core of Irony
Shadow of a stain glass window
Hearts of Fate
A melody of the past
Silhouette of beauty
These elements are but pieces to the puzzle that could make a really good poem.
sounds good to me
Sorry for the very much delayed response, life has been taking me for a ride recently. And the funny thing is I have no poems to show for it lol. Anyway, the question that is begged here in is: What inspires you?
While I do not know how, but there are those writers who can pull inspiration from thin air. While I generally get my reason or motivation for writing from life's ups and downs. Though every now and again in the Summer I will grab something from nature. But alas such times are rare and require everything to be right: my mood, the scenery, the background circumstances and my mindset it all has to be just right. In truth sometimes I feel deaf to inspiration, like when I see certain phrases that I know have poetic potential within them I just don't know how to develop it from there and if anyone does know please share! lol
Here are some examples of potential good poem starters:
Twilight woods (twilight the time of day not the saga)
Live for the rose, die by the thorn
Prisoners of time
The question here is: What inspires you?
space between space (black matter)