Writing poetry


Poetry doesn’t have to rhyme, but it makes it a lot easier to remember: everyone can tell you what comes after “Tyger! Tyger! burning bright …” If you can rhyme, people will also forgive you for not making sense; after all what is a “forest of the night”? Never start a poem with a line ending in a word that doesn’t rhyme. You may have enjoyed your holiday immensely, but don’t start the subsequent poem with the line, “Across the sky skimmed the wide-bodied Airbus”. You’re then limited to dodgy spelling – “packing your hairbrus” – or 

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