Poet’s Lounge

Learn more about the intricacies of writing poetry, read interviews with local poets, and submit your own poetry for personalized feedback.

Distilling Poetry

poetic muse

Poetry is the ultimate baring of the poet’s inner thoughts. Not to say all poetry will be deep and serious (just as our inner thoughts can be lighthearted and fun, so can poetry), but that regardless of the tone the poem, you can always be sure that it’s a reflection of the poet’s mental state when they wrote that particular poem. As such, the poet must carefully construct each poem with full consideration of tone, word choice, and structure. (more…)