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Poetry and Art for the Soul

Reasons for Writing a Poem

Melba Christie at Poemattic

10 Reasons for Writing a Poem

1. To tell someone how much you care

2. To describe something beautiful

3. To keep a memory alive

4. To instill courage

5. To help someone forget something dreadful

6. To tell it like it is

7. To help yourself figure it all out

8. To inspire

9. To keep your sanity

10. Just because…. 

 by Melba Christie

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6 thoughts on “Reasons for Writing a Poem

  1. We write poems to express whatever we are feeling…that is why most are basically musings. Altho I have to say that writing poems is so much easier when you are in some pain. Lol! A gift is also a curse. That is what it is.

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