6 Fun and Easy Ways to Write Your Own Poetry
Find inspiration with these fun poetry writing activities!
Write Poetry With Using These Interactive Methods!
Poetry is an incredible form of writing you can begin at any time. Sometimes, however, even when you want to write, it's difficult to get started. Which is why we found some really fun ways to you can start putting pen to paper with these fun and easy ways to write poetry!
After doing a bit of an internet deep, we came across six different poetry products that will help inspire you write poetry in different ways. Between journals and interactive books and games, everyone will find something on this list to love.
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1. I Am Incomplete Without You: An Interactive Poetry Journal by Iain Sinclair Thomas
By the author of I Wrote This For You, I Am Incomplete Without You: An Interactive Poetry Journal by Iain Sinclair Thomas is a great way to dip your toes into the art of writing poetry. The journal contains pages upon pages of poetry prompts in question form. The journal allows you tap into your creative side and explore poetry in a fun way! Each prompt is thoughtful and emotional.
2. Paint Chip Poetry: A Game of Color and Wordplay
This is a really fun one you can do with friends: Paint Chip Poetry: A Game of Color and Wordplay! Each person draws paint chips and a prompt card, rearranging the paint chips to create poetry. The fun part is that the poems can end up ranging from incredibly insightful to hilarious. Play this game with people who love words or even to try to smash writer's black with a hammer.
3. Find Your Voice: A Guided Poetry Journal for Your Heart and Your Art by Noor Unnahar
Noor Unnahar's wonderful book, Find Your Voice: A Guided Poetry Journal for Your Heart and Your Art, "encourages writers to explore their inner poet" through inspiring and captivating prompts. The prompts themselves were influenced by Noor's own poetry and collages she's created, some which feature in the book. With more than 100 prompts to work through, you'll have inspiration for days to come.
4. Make Blackout Poetry: Turn These Pages into Poems by John Carroll
Blackout poetry is an incredible way to get started with poetry! It involves taking a page of text, such as from a book, magazine, or newspaper, and blacking words out to create a new poem with the words left behind. With John Carroll's Make Blackout Poetry: Turn These Pages into Poems, you'll be able to create new works from everything from etiquette manuals to the words of Oscar Wilde and Jane Austen. Carroll also includes tips on how to make the most of the most of your blackout poetry!
5. Magnetic Poetry - Original Kit
Magnetic poetry kids aren't new but they are always fun! Especially when starved for inspiration. With more than 300 words, all you have to do is head for your refrigerator door any time you find yourself in a poetry slump. Create a new poem each day, jot them down in your journal, and have fun with it!
6. Haikubes: Create Captivating Haiku With a Roll of the Dice!
Haikubes: Create Captivating Haiku With a Roll of the Dice! is another poetry game you can play with your friends! Haikubes comes with 63 different word cubes to roll and create haiku. If you aren't in the mood to play a game with others, use the cubes to inspire your own writing!
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