Kids, want to become Poets/ Poetess? This blog is for you.
Poetry is a beautiful tool to appreciate life, express your thoughts, emotions, feelings, views, and opinions. Poetry can become you’re the best companion or habit. Poetry is fun. You will get an opportunity to play with your thoughts, ideas, words, rhyme scheme, themes. Poetry is learning in bliss. So Wanna give a try to it?
Here are some tips to start with Poetry
If you have never read a Poem, no issues. It’s time to let away the boring time and clings to the new habit poetry Writing. If you want to feel the spectrum of poetry try to taste this recipe…
- You Yourself is an Inspiration: Kids don’t wait for an inspiration to come and knock on your door. Dig yourself deep and try to reflect what you are doing, how you are doing, why you have started doing it? All these questions will lead you to express yourself. Put these thoughts into the scheme of words.
- Spoken Out Poetry: kids Spoken Out Poetry is the best way to start with the writing of poetry. It doesn’t have any rules to follow. It’s your poetry. Make yourself comfortable in writing it. No need to have a rhyme scheme, jargons, etc. You can write the conversations in the form of a beautiful Melody here. You can materialize the abstract concepts. Like an artist who just splashes the colours on the canvas; you can splash, play with your words to get a reflection of your thoughts. Just try to have a punching words in ending. Don’t crib it. But if not in the initial stage, it can be learnt in the upcoming poems.
- Exploring a topic: Just ponder over some simple topics that you study/ see your surroundings for the topics to write on. These topics that become your primary ideas to express. Take some guidance for your teachers. Ask your parents to suggest you an idea to write. Simple topics that you like: your Puppy, home, family, ice cream, dairy milk, favourite book, etc. When you start writing, you will feel the best feeling about yourself. Try to write on your intuitions too.
- How to start a Poetry?
First step: Select a Topic of your choice
Second step: Decide the characters for your poetry if you need.If you wish you can take inanimate object humans, fictional characters may be from literature, book, movie, issue or from any other source
Third step: Now decide the form of the poetry. Draft a free verse or in the form of Prose.Do not have complicate form.
For any ideas – http://poetryzone.co.uk/childrens-archive/
Four step: Frame the Titles. The titles can be short, long, one word, funny, serious, or maybe as the answers for who, where, when, why, how…
Fifth step: Redrafting the Poem.Read the Poem next day in different perceptions with a fresh eye. Read in your class/ to your parents, try to remove the repeated words, Check your punctuation marks, rearrange the sentences/words, have an effective ending.
- Sites you can refer to some ideas on writing poetry recommended by British Council:
Good luck to the future Poets and Poetesses!!!!
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