Write a Poem
Need a few good reasons to write a poem? Putting words on paper can help you make sense of the world around you, express your deepest emotions, and give you a healthy way to cope with whatever is on your mind. As a bonus, you’ll feel pretty accomplished once you’re done!
Brainstorm your starting point.
Free-write in prose.
Choose your poem's form and style.
Read for inspiration.
Start writing for an audience of one — YOU.
Read your poem out loud.
Take a break to refresh your mind.
Revise your poem.
Post your poem in your journal