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Poetic Interludes: Poetry & Poem Writing Articles

See also: Poetry Writing Resources

If you're looking for inspiration and guidelines to learn how to write poetry and poems or to spice up your own poetry writing, these articles will give you intellectual food for thought and muse you towards dipping into your own imagination and perhaps calling upon the wisdom of the creative gods to channel poetic interludes through you.

WritingPoetry: Exploration and Experience
By Mary Diane Hausman
Wonderful writing exercises that will help poets who feel stuck in their poetry writing.

A Poetry Primer
By Molly J. Anderson-Childers
Creative ways to write and share your poetry through Haiku, Calligrams, Acrostic, and Persona Poems.

52 Projects #33: The First Poem You Ever Wrote
By Jeffrey Yamaguchi
Try your hand at project #33 (and several variations on it) from Jeffrey Yamaguchi's book 52 Projects: Random Acts of Everyday Creativity.

Playing with Words: Poetry that POPS!!!
By Molly J. Anderson-Childers
Tools and tips for your creative poetry writing toolbox, including making your own magnetic poetry and an art/poem book.

The Rules of Poetry
By Bruce Price
First rule. There are no rules. Do you believe there are? Let's talk about this.

Making Marvelous New Music with Euterpe
By Molly J. Anderson-Childers
See what you can learn from the gifts of Euterpe, the Athenian Muse of lyric poetry and music.

Erato: The Art and Soul of Sensual Poetry
By Molly J. Anderson-Childers
Are you up to writing poetry that includes juicy verbs, ripe adjectives, and inventive details flowing from the senses?

Invoking the Muse of Epic Poetry
By Molly J. Anderson-Childers
Walk along with Greek Muse Calliope who will inspire you to create your own epic poems.

THE PLIGHT OF POETRY
By Bruce Price
What is the plight of poetry in today's modern world of McPoems?

Updated 1/7/14