Poetry- A Form of Creative Writing

Poetry is an outward expression of one’s inner thoughts, feelings, emotions and is therefore a form of creative writing.  Why does poetry speak to us? It is a unique form of expression that is imaginative and speaks to us because of rhythm and rhyme.  Poetic words are carefully planned to convey a certain perspective in the poet’s mind.  Readers might interpret the meaning differently as the poem is understood by the person processing the creative prose.

Some poems may be harder to understand as in Shakespearean Sonnets or in John Keats’ romantic poems.  The fact is that poetry is a form of song and was named sonnet for the use of the term.  Poetry can help calm a mind, bring enjoyment to the soul or relax the senses.  The poet sees a way to express his innermost thoughts when he writes.  Writing poetry restores his passion and joy in life.  It brings excitement and motivation and therefore relieves stress. 

For me, Poetry comes from an interesting thought and is expressed outwardly as a way of reflection.  It is written to tell the world how valuable the insightful introspection was.  Writing Poetry is pleasing to the mind and therefore is valuable to the author.  

Here is a poem that I wrote about writing that is called: The Life of A Writer

The Life of a writer is different than you expect,
Writing stories for joy is much easier than all the rest,
Writing for emotions, love, and heart-felt affects,
Busy writing, promoting, no sleep or rest.
We love to use words that move one another,
Words, then phrases, then sentences connected,
A story can take you to lands like no other,
Our desires, hopes, heart is affected.
Fantasy brings to life dragons, magic, and time,
A way to escape troubles, grief, and sorrow,
A story, a novel, and poems that rhyme,
Fiction stories, real life events that we borrow.
The life of a writer is hard at times, but also easy,
For we dedicate our time, energy and imagination,
Writing when we are tired and sometimes queasy,
A different galaxy to us, an internal vacation.
 

Other related links:

http://www.dailywritingtips.com/learning-from-poetry/

http://www.dailywritingtips.com/creative-writing-101/

http://ezinearticles.com/?cat=Arts-and-Entertainment:Poetry

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  1. hotcrossbungay
    Apr 13, 2013 @ 10:48:36

    Reblogged this on Mighty Mikey's Mega Blog.

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