Using Structure in Poetry

tools of the trade for various forms of poetry, a few thoughts

typewriter, image © the author

I like to think of poetry as living somewhere on the road between prose and music. Real music, I mean, with rhythm and melody and harmony. Poetry is its verbal cousin.

There are certain poems — some pieces in blank verse or free verse, for example — that are on the prose end of the…

--

--

--

Lyric poet. Blogger. Grower. Maker. I love living things.💗POM-poet💗

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

BUY COLLEGE PAPERS

No Defamation, Discrimination, And Hate Speech Published

When Self-Doubt Turns to Bravery

CAUSE AND EFFECT ESSAY FORMAT

A little bit about me, and my journey into horror and writing

After receiving a Big, Wet, Slobbery KISS on my FACE

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
A. Christine Myers

A. Christine Myers

Lyric poet. Blogger. Grower. Maker. I love living things.💗POM-poet💗

More from Medium

A Graduation Poem About Memories of High-School Friends

The Thirst

Poster Colour Painting by Seba Salam depicting a hand of a girl lying on a bed stretched towards a flower vase on a window sill. There's a cannula on her hand and there're butterflies around the flowers. A full moon is visible through the window

Haiku: What You Need Is Something Colorful