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writing poetry

  1. P

    All the flowers are made of paper

    This has been spurred by a recent conversation, but is something that comes up time and time again on WF and in other crit groups. It's the instruction to cut work back, or the converse to add metaphor, emotion and imagery. What tends to happen, especially with developing writers, is that they...
  2. midnightpoet

    Narrative poetry

    I was looking back on some older contests, mainly last year's Grand Poetry Challenge and I noticed some of the judges criticized my narrative poem for not having metaphor - I'm reading that it was more like prose and not "poetic" enough (not judging the judges here, just questions that have...
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