How I Find An Idea For a Poem

BELIEVE IT OR NOT…THIS WORKS! —ANOTHER POET! 😀

Hamed M. Dehongi

Poems usually come to mind accidentally based on your everyday experiences and emotions, but when I need to write a poem I try some tasks to come up with an Idea. Here I list some of these.

I sit behind my desk. The first thing I do is some reading. Novels, poetry collections, history, classic Persian poem divans, even technical books about my profession may blink at me and I chose one of them. Sometimes after reading for a while an idea for a poem hops in my mind, sometimes not at all. I still enjoy my reading, but this is not working in the present moment.

Another source of inspiration is daily news. I browse news network sites and read the news. Not always but sometimes this act yields a result and I find an idea for my new poem. But again if I couldn’t, it’s okay. I’ve just…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

2 thoughts on “How I Find An Idea For a Poem

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