Rupi Kaur Poetry

Best Places to Find and Share Poetry

Anyone can be a poet! The creative outlet of poetry writing is not exclusive to any specific kind of author, rather it's an art form appreciated and loved by many. Through poetry, we use human language to convey emotions or feelings about any topic the writer hopes to explore. Poetry has been around for thousands […]

08/13/2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

A notepad and fountain pen. There are various ways to improve your poetry writing skills.

How To Write Poetry

The exercise of writing Poetry is difficult, mesmerising, challenging, and rewarding, all at once. So it’s no wonder that many are drawn to the world of poetry and would like to learn more about it. Poetry can be a wonderful creative outlet, as it allows writers to express themselves in a less conventional way than […]

08/29/2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

An abstract park. Nursery books for kids can encourage children to use their imagination

Poetry For Kids

Having strong English skills is a crucial part of your child’s development. Although, understandably, a lot of focus is given to English language learning during a child’s early years, there are certain aspects of the English Fcurriculum that can often go overlooked. One of those areas is the realm of poetry and prose. Whether it’s […]

08/16/2018 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Shakespeare and Co. has hosted many famous writers, from Ezra Pound to Ernest Hemingway.

The Most Famous Poets And Poetry

Humanity has been writing poems since the ancient time of the Greeks. It is a writing genre that has passed the test of time and it is still very popular today. Like any literary genre, it has evolved differently across the planet, from the classic Greek prose of Homer and the Odyssey to the most […]

08/10/2018 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

Do you want to learn how to write poetry?

Poetry is a beautiful form of literature that uses rhythmic forms of language to evoke meaning beyond the mean prose. Discover the wonderful world of poetry with our dedicated blogs written by our poetry tutors.

Whether your taking poetry exams at school, trying to develop your literary skills or just have an interest in the subject, you’ll find the right poetry teacher here.

Poetry offers up so many choices

Different Types of Poetry

There are so many different types of poetry that it can sometimes be hard to remember them all. But don’t worry we’re here to help! We’ll take you through the basics from Shakespeare to Milton, to Homer to feminist slam poetry, you’ll learn it all. We’ll start with the fun quirky limerick. A limerick is […]

08/06/2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Places to Find and Share Poetry

Poetry is an art form which captures the hearts and minds of many. Anyone can be a poet, whether you occasionally take pleasure in noting down interesting phrases which cross your mind, or you’re a songwriter, creating your very own poetry can give you a means to put your emotions into words as well as […]

08/02/2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

See here terms you might need when analysing poetry.

Our Guide To Poetry Analysis

Studying Shakespeare and want to know what iambic pentameter actually means in terms of a Shakespearean sonnet? Or writing poetry and need to work out how to write a poem with figures of speech, irony, and emotion? From poetry by Edgar Allan Poe and William Wordsworth to Sylvia Plath and Ezra Pound, here you will […]

07/31/2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time