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 I need advice on writing poetry.
frequent_vsitor

Joined: Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:15 pm
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Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:56 pm
Hey everyone.
I'm new to these boards.
I need some advice on how to improve my writing skills.
Any advice?
 
<3 bemusedfire1



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:27 pm
Posts: 12
Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:08 pm
I'm  new too ! But, It Depends What You Need Help With...  
 
~lolsomesports1:smileyhappy:



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:18 pm
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Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:41 pm
Just write poetry coming from your imagination and heart.



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
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Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:26 am
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Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:21 am

Just write from your heart and let your ideas pour onto the paper

 

 

Meat is...MURDER!!!




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:10 pm
Posts: 9
Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:31 am

what helps me write is to to do something that calms me down or makes me al happy and inspired to write. good luck!yessmileyenlightened




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
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Joined: Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:46 pm
Posts: 2
Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:11 am

All you need is passion for writing, belief in your writing, and plenty of inspiration and you can go anywhere.

I am only 12 but people have considered professionally publishing my writing so.... my advice should work....




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:07 pm
Posts: 56
Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:43 am

Here's what you need to do:

- Brainstorm! Write about whatever excites you!

- Write whatever random thoughts come to mind. It  works, seriously.

- Do it! Poetry doesn't have to be deep or funny or all big and fancy words. Poetry is simply awesome!

You'll be great! :) 

 

 




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:11 pm
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Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:39 pm

the best advice is to do your best. by cashart24




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:47 am
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Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:12 am

What helps me write poetry is I try to calm down and get some ideas on what I am going to talk about and I usually try to make it rhyme.




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
rookie_visitor

Joined: Thu Jul 21, 2011 2:18 am
Posts: 100
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:51 am

if you are true to your heart about your writting there is nothing to improve




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:29 am
Posts: 3
Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:16 am

i can give you advice my poetry is in a book :)cheeky




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:29 am
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Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:19 am

a good way to write poetry is from your heart i have a peom here it is.....\

 

He left my heart their to die, 
He listened to my whipers and crys, 
He watched me walk away alone, 
He didnt even seem to moan, 
He didnt even care, 
But still i really like the hair, 
You seem cool and nice, 
Oh yeah p.s. i like to eat ice, 
You said you loved me but i dont know, 
Your feelings you do not show, 
I miss you so, 
I love you more than you would ever know 




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:18 pm
Posts: 3
Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:19 pm

i would need some help with my writing




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:21 pm
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Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:27 pm

Poetry  is all about expressing yourself.  I love poetry,anyway poetry is fun to write also. Just play around with the words. EXPRESS YOURSELF!heartenlightenedsmiley




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Tue Oct 25, 2011 3:47 pm
Posts: 144
Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:59 pm

i apologize, but i have to put this somewhere!

a new artemis fowl book is being released summer 2012;The last gaurdian.

can't wait!

-Jadeprincess3




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:16 am
Posts: 3
Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:07 pm

here is a poem.

for eternity:

i don't want to say it.

but i have to.

i know so.

it's in my head.

and it won't let me go.

until i do it's dirty deeds.

a complex.

a paradox.

a colony.

a deception.

for eternity.

a small incedent.

Artemis Fowl.

it has posessed me.

but one person.

a gaurdian.

the last one.

i'm not sure who.

but he will save me.

at least

that is

what i hope.

for eternity.

-Indigo C. W. Scarlet.

P.S. i'm not sure what, but some thing makes me think that Artemis is not the gaurdian.




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:45 am
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Sat Mar 10, 2012 7:38 pm

ALSO IT DOESNT HAVE TO RHYME ALSO POETRY CAN JUST BE FUN EXPRESSING UR SELF WITH UR FEELINGS LETTING THEM OUT INTO MUSIC LIKE ADELE SHE DID THAT BUT WITH SONGS RIGHT SO JUST FOLLOW UR HEART WHO CARES WHAT PEOPLE THINK ABOUT ALL THAT MATTERS IS THAT U LIKE IT AND U HAD FUN PLUS ADD ME AS A FRINED PLZ IM NEW ON THIS SOO PLZ AND EXPRESS UR SELF POUR UR FEELING INTO WRITING IF U LIKE I BET SOMETHING GOOD WILL COME OUT OF IT OK MAKE SURE U READ THIS THOUGH!!!;)




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:44 pm
Posts: 5
Sun Mar 11, 2012 8:25 pm

If I was writing poetry I would write about maybe the sunshine or some kind of feeling you are having 




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:57 pm
Posts: 1
Mon Mar 12, 2012 5:24 pm

The best way to write poetry is to not be so serious about just let the thougts come to you. I write poetry ALOT so I know about these things. Heer is another advice: My mom and I am sure your mom says to be the best that you can be. Listen to her but if my advice isn't helpful enough you can type me back.

 

 

Sincerly, Bluebutterfly792smiley




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Sat Sep 17, 2011 8:32 pm
Posts: 20
Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:32 pm

Hi. You should words in a way that expresses your feelings, but make it fun to read. Like for example, if you want to say candy is sweet, try saying "the candy had a taste of joy" instead of just saying "candy is sweet". I hope it helps. I wrote a poem and it was published in a book!smiley




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:33 pm
Posts: 1
Sat Mar 31, 2012 3:31 pm

Don't think about what you are writing let it flow out of you. If it is natural it will be better than forced.smiley




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Tue Oct 27, 2009 11:03 pm
Posts: 3
Mon May 21, 2012 9:35 pm
get inspirations...What i mean is if u just see somthing random and u feel like writing it WRITE IT! u Can get inspirations from pretty much anywhere. A tough situation u had in life or just rollerblading in the rain..I guess writing is something that comes natuaraly to u and when u look around and u know really look u'l find. U cant force it cuz if ur not feeling it other pplwont either.. Inspirations are everywhere (even facebook) :D u just have to look. *Antonette



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Tue May 29, 2012 9:09 pm
Posts: 5
Wed May 30, 2012 9:43 pm
Gonna show you an example- The Plant When I See a plant I wonder. -me



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:39 pm
Posts: 4
Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:49 pm
I am a wiz at writing and I might just be able to turn to to the rtight direction about poetry. First , the words do not always have to rhyme. Second, you need to be inspired. Like what is outside or an event that really is itching and crazy in your life. Then write in down on paper. after you are done, revise and edit to make you sound professional. Give it to someone that you know will speak their mind at let them take over to make it all that the poem can be. Follow these steps and you will be flying in finished poems that aare great and open-minded!



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Wed May 16, 2012 4:09 pm
Posts: 3
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:40 pm
What kind of poetry entertaining or persuading.



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:20 pm
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Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:24 pm
my advice is to write about your feelings



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:20 pm
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Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:34 pm
hi!!! I know poetry sometimes rhyme and not rhyme you can tell about what happend at school or what happend today in your life for example I think you have heard this polem roses are red violets are blue suger is sweet and so are you!!!! this is my example try your best please write back



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2012 1:39 am
Posts: 2
Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:00 am
I'm an author that writes poetry. So I got a few tips for you on writing poetry. Imagination is alwaqys great but real life things help also. Imagination is sometimes not good when it makes no sense, or in other words no thesis statement. Unless your sure of what you want to write about, jot your ideas down. Have a writersblock? Wait untill later when you mind becomes cleare to other ideas.



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:31 am
Posts: 39
Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:41 am
Start off by writing random words that have something in common. Then see if you can string them together. it works for me!



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:00 pm
Posts: 43
Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:59 pm
okay guys good advice but im not sure thats what he/she is looking for alright what you need to do first is think think about things you like like your true love your something and write about them how you truely feel and for help i think that you should just be calm about things



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:24 pm
Posts: 150
Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:58 pm
These are my directions: 1. Think of a topic that you want to write on. 2. Think of a first line. 3. Think of words that rhyme with the last word on the last sentence. 4. Keep on doing it, and you'll have a poem. 5. Revise it if necessary.



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Tue May 14, 2013 10:13 pm
Posts: 14
Fri May 17, 2013 12:36 am
It really depends on what u need help with but i love writing and when i write i think of an interesting topic ( usually funny) and think of neat sentences th@ flow! I know ur thinking " Well nah dip sherlock" but i really am not sure what ur struggling with. plz tell me and maybe i could help u some more! Sorry anyway!! ~ BaseballBloodhound213



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Sat May 18, 2013 6:43 pm
Posts: 10
Sun May 19, 2013 2:26 am
For poetry, you need to go outside and look at nature, or close your eyes and think about your life. Another way is to close your eyes and use your imagination.



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Thu May 23, 2013 11:18 pm
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Fri May 24, 2013 12:08 am
my advice to you is to practice. I mean everyone knows practice makes perfect, so...... that's my advice to you ummmm ... that all I go now but Ill maybe be back. :) bye ;) !!!!!!!!!!!



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:14 am
Posts: 4
Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:30 am
I'm new here too. I just got on. So this the first time for me being on these message boards. You know you can use your imagination to write just about anything you want, even poetry. And Your poem doesn't doesn't have to be about sunsets or flowers. It does not have to be mushy. Just practice and practice a poem until you think its good. Your on your own now. Thanks!



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:48 am
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Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:42 pm
i'm new to this message board too and my advise to you is that the theme of the poem depends on how you want it to be. like sadness, if you want to write about that you have to think about something that makes u sad most of all and pour it all out on the paper. most poems and poetry also rhyme at the end of the sentence. ever heard of quatrains? couplets? sonnets? if you haven't look them up. maybe that will help u, heck i think it will help you! good luck ;)



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
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Joined: Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:08 am
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Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:21 am
When I write poetry, I write about what I am feeling.Say, your feeling blissful. Write a poem on how that feels. Poetry is simply putting how you feel on paper. Pour yourself on the pages. ~ A poet



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:39 pm
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Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:15 pm
i say poetry comes from the heart or it is inspiring



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:06 pm
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Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:33 pm
When writing poetry, try to add tone and voice. Don't forget correct punctuation and correct grammer and spelling. When you read your poem out loud, read it with expressions and feeling as if you are the main character yourself and you're describing your life as the main character, sort of. Just try what I suggested. I'm a straight A student with all my subjects, even though I hate math. Follow my advice and you'll most likely get an A in your English class for poems. ARTEMISPEGASUS158



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.

Joined: Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:15 pm
Posts: 7
Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:45 am
You're request is kind of vague, but I'll do what I can. Some of the key points of poetry are, of course, the content, the overall flow and rhythm of the piece, and your word choice. Let's start with the content. Now really, writing about something or someone you feel very passionate about produces the best writing, because you're emotionally invested in that piece. The flow and rhythm of the piece can be hard sometimes, but just make sure that the length of the line is somewhat equal. It also helps if the poem rhymes, but that does not mean that the poem strictly has to rhyme. In poetry, word choice is one of the most important elements of writing. Make your words descriptive and use compact language. Compact language is fitting a large concept into a few powerful words or phrases. The more powerful your words are, the more impact you'll have on your audience. I hoped my comment helped you. -Frenchdonut-



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
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Joined: Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:01 pm
Posts: 61
Sun Dec 22, 2013 1:52 am
Poetry is my emotion,it comes from heart. you do not always have to rhyme or do it a certain way, you can make your own type of poetry. but you can not just write it, you have to write it with heart and effort.



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Mon Mar 03, 2014 11:28 pm
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Mon Mar 03, 2014 11:57 pm
hey wasss up check it out ill give you some advise. first find a subject and then find a tittle and then start filling in some words in your paper full of different ideas



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
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Joined: Fri Mar 14, 2014 3:12 am
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Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:45 am
i am new here too but i have been writing poetry forever.try with a couple of words word. love the world try making a poem out of those. see you around.



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
new

Joined: Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:14 am
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Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:33 pm
Just be who you are!!! Write whatever comes to your mind!!! Last, have FUN!!!!!!



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
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Joined: Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:46 pm
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Fri Apr 18, 2014 2:58 am
here is some help: Poetry does not have to be rhyming words. for example: i am a harry potter fan so i might do this: H elpful A lways nice R eally great R eal hero Y ou are a wizard



 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
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Joined: Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:46 am
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Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:23 am

try putting ur feelings into ur writing. I only write poetry when im mad sad or happy it makes me put my feelings down on paper

 




 Re: I need advice on writing poetry.
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Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:25 am

sorry I know that im a little late to be answering this but I need help writing in generalcheeky




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Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:44 pm

sorry i dont know about potrey indecision




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