BONUS: Not familiar with some of these artists? Listen to some of their most poetic songs. (The videos will open up on this page.)
John Lennon – Imagine
Tupac – Dear Mama
Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah
Patti Smith – Because The Night
Jim Morrison – People Are Strange
Jill Scott – Golden
Bob Dylan – Subterranean Homesick Blues
Joni Mitchell – Help Me
Tom Waits – Watch Her Disappear
Ryan Adams – Oh My Sweet Carolina
Alicia Keys – Fallin’
Billy Corgan – Tonight, Tonight
Jewel – Who Will Save Your Soul?
Michael Stipe – The One I Love
QUESTION: Have you ever dabbled in the world of songwriting? Did you find it to be more challenging than what you normally write?