How to write a good poem about yourself

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An arsonist destroyed my home. The first completed draft of your poem is only the beginning. For me my love of figurative language and writing a poem more imagery driven. You can continue your poem by listing one or two of these relationships. Also don't directly contradict yourself. Choose and explore the right words: don't be afraid to turn to a rhyming dictionary or a thesaurus. For my recently print published imagist poem that got me selectwd as a distinguished writer, I wrote it along with the movement of the thing in memory in my mind, and almost every part is figurative in some way. It is not just an event, but a statement about an event.

An arsonist destroyed my home. Do you see anything that needs improvement that you overlooked the first time?

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Read Write Think suggests brainstorming adjectives that describe yourself. This forced my mind to remember only what was most significantx what senses most represent the thing. Hard to follow? Challenge yourself to tell a story or describe a moment in, say, no more than five lines.

Summertime throws me completely off schedule. Pay attention to the sounds the words make, even if you write in free verse. Even my short narrative are like imagist poems, they are more like a scene describe wit a little bit of dialogue.

Tip 8 Subvert the Ordinary.

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One autumn morn she felt her sour face Ripen to a helpless smile, tomato-red. They carry growing momentum from start to finish. It is a persona poem with several lines of personification shown in different ways.

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