Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

Poetry is for Everyone

Poetry is dead, No. Poetry is for poets only? No, Poetry is alive and well, and, is for everyone.

What is poetry? The meaning is apparently difficult enough that my dictionary uses circular defining. "The art or work of a poet" is the first entry. The other two definitions don't clari ...

There are many forms of poetry. Some are best read while others are best viewed and in the future we may add that some are best felt or experienced. Some think that “good poetry&rdquo ...

First, What is Poetry?Poetry is a careful, inventive, or creative consideration of words written in order to convey some idea as a literary composition. Usually, but not always, the words ...

This question has been posed to me quite a few times in my experience with forensics, so if this thought has ever formed in your mind you are ...

Clever men of action, according to Bacon, despise studies, ignorant men too much admire them, wise men make use of them. "Yet," he says, "they teach not their own use, but that there is ...

I love poetry and I have been engaging in it since I was twelve. Discovering the haven that is PoetrySoup greatly increased my curiosity and enabled me to try out different forms and styles of writing ...

I According to one mode of regarding those two classes of mental action, which are called reason and imagination, the former may be considered as mind co ...

What is Poetry?

Considering the immense volume of poetical writing produced, and lost or accumulated, by all nations through the ages, it is of curious interest that no generally accepted definition of the word "Poetry" has ever been made. Of course, all versifiers aim at "poetry"; yet, what is poetry?...