Poetry is an Art Form

Poetry is a type of literary art form that can be associated with a whole array of ideas and emotions. Many poets throughout history have incorporated their political views and their personal thoughts through the use of poetry and this trend continues. Poems about life in general have sparked the interests of many throughout the world and this also continues to happen through poetry today. Many poems about art have also been created to describe the feeling one gets from taking in a particularly stunning piece of artwork. Creating your own art through poetry can be an experience that brings a sense of self accomplishment and pride to your life. The simple act of picking up a pen and pad to write down whatever you are feeling can also be a very liberating experience that can free your mind of many of the worries of everyday life.

A main concern that anyone may have when it comes to the art of poetry is where to get ideas from. It is important to realize that ideas for visual art and poetry can come from virtually any place you look including past experiences or new ones. Creating art through poetry doesn’t require you to think very hard or rack your brain to find the best words to describe any particular thing; it should flow naturally from whatever you are feeling at any particular moment in time. Looking around you while encompassed in nature could be a great way to get a feel for poetry about life but in the same sense so could looking at the hustle and bustle of your own household could do this as well. It all depends on how you express yourself best. A good exercise to do when trying to find an idea for your poetry or art is to think of how your world is different from that of others and just run with it.

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