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Guest post: How to write short poems by Louis at Poetry Lobby

07 Jul

Today’s guest blog post is brought to you by Louis at Poetry Lobby.

How to write short poems by Louis Thomas

If you have late found yourself wondering, How to write short poems. Simple. I will explain and show you how to write poetry that not only efficiently delivers ever time but trumps the inevitable writer block. First step create a topic and stick with it throughout your writing, complete your rough draft and do at least two to three revisions. Second have a test audience, Let me be clear they must provide honest feedback, criticism is a poets greatest asset. Finally publish your work on a blog and share it via social media and see how it resonates, from there you may tailor it to fit the audience that gravitates towards your work. Writing a poem a day may help, note this may be a challenge at first but one you will soon overcome. Below the passage will be an example from Poetry Lobby

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Is Poetry Dead…

rsz_images_11First let me start by expounding, poetry
Is the pulsing sensation of words flowing through your veins
Its the expression of our heart felt thoughts, feelings and sayings
Finely crafted, cleverly articulated ways to express emotion
Cupids bow and arrow, loves befuddled potion
If poetry has deceased, it leaves only the anomaly of a dissipated soul
Letting the worries of life, consume us with full control
Poetry is not dead, although mostly blank canvases
There’s just enough people utilizing its advantages

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Now here is a little bonus for staying tuned throughout the post…

I’m going to show you a few tips and tricks to make your poetry stand out. First you want to pick a topic and you want to stick with that topic. You also want to make sure that you create a thought bubble, so that way you can pick as many words that relate to your subject as possible to elaborate further in your poem. Secondly you want to clearly narrate your entire poem as though it were a book, novel, or movie. Have a beginning middle and ending. Finally you want to be very vivid with the details, and make sure you finish with a bang. Leave the reader desiring to come back for more. These are the tips and tricks I implement on my poems and now you can use them to start writing poetry today.

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Thank you, Louis.

Louis Thomas, founder of Poetry Lobby blog and clothing / accessories brand Poetry Lobby Wear is 24 and has been writing poetry since he was 9 years old. He says he doesn’t have the slightest regret, trying to change how people perceive poets in this modern era. Check out this short YouTube video: Spoken Word – Poems || Poetry Lobby Wear Click Here.

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