How to Write Poetry

November 27, 2011
By Labradorian PLATINUM, Chicago, Illinois
Labradorian PLATINUM, Chicago, Illinois
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Delve
Into your emotions
Pull
Them from the depths of your being
And
Condense
Into syllables
Sprinkle
Them on canvas
And
Dip
Into experience and belief
Then
Iron out
The wrinkles and tears
Wrap it up in you
And
Reveal
With an open mind and heart


The author's comments:
I wrote this after listening to The State We're In on WBEZ where they were playin a poem called 'How To Be a Poet'.

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Aug. 5 2013 at 6:34 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

You just explained how to write poetry. Any aspiring poet should read this. It's lyrical and just what writing poetry is. I love your style too. 




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