Home is where I want to be
We've released some improvements to your home page, which should help you keep the many pieces of your Hello Poetry experience organised. Read the full post to get more details.
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Poet Watching Read full entry →
Da da da da da - da da!
Why you ask? Well...
There's a new way of browsing the site, which you're going to love. It's called Poet Watching
and you'll find it under the experiments section of the site.
Adopt A Metaphor
Metaphors are cute little puppies in need of a loving poetic home. Read full entry →
I’d eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I could.
The metaphors, not the puppies.
Adopt A Metaphor is the brand new creativity tool from Hello Poetry, designed to fire your brain into creative action with a metaphorical spark...
One way of writing a poem is simply to write what you see around you. It may seem like an 'unpoetic' idea, but it can give you some really interesting results. Read full entry →
Look around you now. Write down the first five things you notice about the space you are in. I'll do it too and we'll try and write a first draft of a poem in the next ten minutes.
Do it now before you click through to the full post...
Some people say the poet doesn’t matter, the poem stands alone. But imagine reading an poem that moves you to tears with its depth and sensitivity, clicking on the poet’s name to have a look at their profile and finding that it was written by Piers Morgan, or (perhaps worse) someone who wanted to be Piers Morgan and had a headshot of him for their profile pic.
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Fly the WordCloud
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Apart from giving a fascinating statistical insight into what we tend to think about most when we’re writing, you can use the WordCloud in a number of interesting and fun ways to inspire your own reading and writing.
Come with me on a little WordCloud adventure and I'll show you what I mean!
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Just wanted to post a quick hello and introduce myself as the writer behind the new Hello Poetry Blog - exciting times!
I'm Daniel and I’m going to be looking after some of the community side of Hello Poetry and seeing what we can do to make HP an even more useful tool for poets and poetry lovers.