Helpful tips when writing a poem include learning the basics of the poetic craft by reading a lot of poetry or attending workshops and readings, knowing the purpose of the poem, and choosing a writing pattern such as fre... More » Education Writing Literary Writing

Some tips for writing a 50th anniversary verse include choosing a type of verse or poem, such as haiku or sonnet, and selecting funny or sincere language. Before starting the verse, one tip is to take note of anything th... More » Holidays & Celebrations Anniversaries

"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes is a lyric poem in free verse. Free verse poetry ignores the standard rules of meter, instead using the rhythms of ordinary conversation. Lyrical poems present the emotions... More »

An example of a tercet poem is a haiku, a verse with three lines in which the first and last rhyme or a verse within a terza rima, where the rhyme scheme is interlocked between verses. A tercet is a verse of three lines.... More »

Some common types of poetry are the haiku, the sonnet and the free verse poem. While the haiku and the sonnet conform to their own established structures, there are few rules dictating the style of free verse poetry. More »

To learn the basics of technical writing, individuals should research thoroughly, attend technical writing workshops and if possible, consult with other technical writers. After 30 years of technical writing, popular wri... More »

Prose writing is writing with word flow and grammar used in everyday speech, as opposed to verse or poetry, which has a rhythmic or metrical flow and sometimes uses poetic syntax. Narrative, casual dialog, journalistic w... More » Education Writing