How To Write A Poem

Have you ever had your heart broken, or lost your job? Have you ever ached in places that don't show up on X-rays? Have you even felt pure bliss? Even if your answers to all of the above questions were no, you're still a poet. You have feelings, and by human nature, you long to… Continue reading How To Write A Poem

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What’s Cooking? Alphabet Soup!

This blog seeks not only to explain my own lifelong fascination with poetry, but to beg each pair of eyes that find themselves here, to appreciate and actively participate in the world of poetry. A lot of the times I am asked, “why are you a creative writing major? You are going to be living in a box”, to which I reply, “ Some wish to decorate their houses in quanitifiable spoils, crystal lamposts, marble collums, and oh--actual walls. Others, like myself, know one definite thing: that if words are all that will ornament their shelter, that will be enough to shield them from storm”. Subsequently, we call these people poets.