Tag: Poetry

Writing Tips for Poets

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Writing Tips for Poets

Here at Xulon Press, we regularly see wonderful collections of devotional and creative poetry. Poetry is an art form that pours from the heart, encompassing a wide range of passions, from joy and thanksgiving to sorrow and grief. But poetry is both beloved and reviled, with many readers feeling uncertain of how to interact with […]

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Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight: Poet Arthur Harris

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Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight: Poet Arthur Harris

This is our first Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight featuring a published poet, showcasing the beautiful and inspiring work of Arthur Harris, The Rainbow at Midnight, along with several published poems in the NY Times, and his soon to be published second book “Devotions In All Seasons”.

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Ask the Editor: The Particulars of Prose

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Ask the Editor: The Particulars of Prose

I’d venture to say that when most people hear the word “poem”, they think of rhymes and jokes – either due to high school Shakespeare or college limericks about drinking. The other side of poetry, non-rhyming and more thematic, tends to either elude or scare people. The fall of the line break is unpredictable. It’s […]

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Author Inspirations: Playing with Prompts

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Author Inspirations: Playing with Prompts

Writing prompts are engineered to act as a tool to get you writing. They can extend themselves to any genre of writing that can help you, the writer, get your ideas on paper. You can use these prompts in a poem, for your journal, or even in a work of fiction. In keeping with the […]

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Ask the Editor: Varying Rhyming Patterns in Poetry

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Ask the Editor: Varying Rhyming Patterns in Poetry

The debate on rhyming in poetry produces skewed results. Should poets use end rhymes or not? Some argue that rhyming in poetry creates a natural rhythm that cannot be produced in any other form. Others encourage poets to do away with rhyming, as it creates a distracting predictability. Below is a brief list to shed […]

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