When the most prolific poets throughout time come to mind, you probably think of icons like Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman—and William Shakespeare, of course! Many consider the Stratford-upon-Avon actor, playwright, and poet to be the greatest writer...
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You feel a bit exposed and anxiously wonder what people will think…and the sand is itchy. Are you debuting your latest swimsuit? No, you’re writing poetry (in this case, on the beach)! At Writer’s Relief, we’ve reviewed thousands of poems and have some great advice...
April is National Poetry Month! We all have unique personalities that can correspond to a distinct style of poetry, whether it’s Rhyming, Free Verse, Epic, Haiku, or Sonnet. With so many different types of poetry, Writer’s Relief can’t help but wonder how some of them...
What we are about to say could get us in a lot of hot water, but there’s just no way to sugarcoat it: Rhyming poetry that’s not done right can be kind of annoying. Many editors of today’s literary journals tend to eschew rhyme—and it’s hard to blame them! For some...
A guest writer explains the hidden rules of writing free verse poetry and how to use tools such as line stops, enjambments, alliteration, assonance, consonance, and internal rhyme.
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