About Me : My real name is Jenna Bailey and I am 17 years old. I started writing poetry at the age of 13, against my own will, in fact. But once I began to write, I found not only ... more »
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(10/1/2012 10:56:00 AM)
When i write i take a few week period to complete the poem. What i do is if i want to write about something i take out my writing notebook and a pen and once words and phrases start coming into my head a just begin jotting them down as quickly as i can and draw a circle or square around it. Once the words stop coming to me i know i am done. I then overlook everything i have written and number those circled words and phrases in the order i want to put them in the poem itself. Then, obviously, after i finsh numbering i write down the new lines of my poem in the order i set. Once that is done i leave the poem alone for a few days or a week without looking at it or even thinking about it if i can. After that period of time i take another look at it to revise it. The reason i do this is that its almost as if i'm getting a third party perspective, because im in a different state of mind than i was when i first wrote the poem, which opens my mind up for criticism and revision without being partial. I usually repeat that a few more times before im satisfied. And then i post it here for everyone to read! !
(9/30/2012 5:45:00 PM)
Wow. Beautiful. Bravo. Encore. The only thing that i think could have been done differently is simply changing the word " hurts" with " pain" . That is all. KEEP WRITING.