Posts tagged Poetry
Here Is Why Writing Poetry Heals the Soul

Poetry, I believe they are too cool to understand literacy as something genuine. Decades ago, English in school was considered feminine. However, Poetry is much more than what thee believes; in fact, it is an art form which thee conceives. Merging Metaphors and Similes to create something worthwhile and sweet. My friends, poetry is something versatile and yet so unique.

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The Evolution of Poetry

Until Milk and Honeywas published in 2014, I think it’s safe to assume that the general public was not reading poetry.If you were to ask my dad, he’d tell you T.S. Elliot’s famous line, “April is the cruelest month”, is from a Simon and Garfunkel song. Truly, poetry had been generally declining in popularity. That is, until the arrival of the social media movement pioneered by figures such as Rupi Kaur, R.H. Sin, Lang Leav, Atticus and many more poets that gained popularity through platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr. 

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The History Behind Poetry

It seems like these days there is a day or month dedicated to everything; for example a National Hot Chocolate Day or how last month was International Women’s Month. Well along with it being National Mental Health Awareness Month, April is also National Poetry Month. This brings so much joy to my heart because poetry is probably my single favorite form of art.

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The Power of Learning How to Write 

Within our society, many individuals are not aware of the benefits of knowing how to write. People don't think they have to know how to write these days with all the technologies that exist. You type something into your phone, and it corrects the spelling for you, some phones write out the words you say to it, and much more. While all these technologies make communicating easier, knowing how to write is still beneficial.

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