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An Introduction to the Extended Metaphor by Vus’umuzi Phakathi

Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes a direct comparison between two things that are unrelated, but which share common characteristics. It is the use of one thing based on its characteristics to give clarity on the mechanics and/or...

so you have a writer’s block, huh?

So, sometimes it's hard to writer. Some say it exists, others say it doesn't. It's called a writer's block. It takes over you at the most inconvenient of times. Has you not knowing how to write. How to distil that...

writer’s block: Imagery

imagery (noun): visually descriptive or figurative language, esp. in a literary work. Imagery is using vivid and descriptive language in order to elevate the work. When used properly, it can transport the reader or listener into the poem and make...

writers’ block: Poetry Genre

Like all other creative disciplines, poetry has difference genres. Some times genre that can easily be confused with form. The differences aren’t always that easy to define or separate but if you thing of form in this way - form...

18/03/13 A Poem A Day writing prompt (On Being Human Week)

today's writing prompt is: I am not a human being; I am a human becoming. ~Author Unknown [attention]this form is ONLY for writing prompts published for A Poem A Day challenge by Poetry Potion. if you'd like to submit other...