How to Write Poetry

A guide for success

Sally Gallagher
Nov 8, 2019 · 1 min read

Poetry is simply

Carefully chosen words,

For cadence and connotation,

Artistically attempting to

Stir the reader’s

Emotion and imagination.

No other explanation needed.

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inkMend is a writer’s safe space on Medium to express experience with pain and write to heal from trauma. Inspired fiction, poetry, and non-fiction/memoir welcome.

Sally Gallagher

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Teacher, writer, animal lover; curious about the world, passionate about the people I love.

inkMend

inkMend

inkMend is a writer’s safe space on Medium to express experience with pain and write to heal from trauma. Inspired fiction, poetry, and non-fiction/memoir welcome.

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