How to Write a Compelling Poem

Alex Bentley
Makata Poetry
Published in
4 min readAug 26, 2021

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Poetry is a collaborative art form.

It’s not just the author who gets to decide what goes into it. The reader also plays an important role in shaping the poem, because how they interpret it will depend on their mood and feelings at that moment.

When you write a poem, think about these two things: yourself and your audience.

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Alex Bentley
Makata Poetry

I write about crypto, personal finance, business & tech. Also, I publish a bit of humor to make you laugh.