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If you are a beginner trying to write poetry, start by deciding what your poem will be about, like love or a meaningful experience. Then choose a structure that you are comfortable with, such as rhyme or free form. Next, come up with an interesting or mysterious first line that entices your reader to keep reading. Once you have a good introductory line, use as many strong, descriptive words as possible in the rest of the poem to express your thoughts and feelings to the reader. To learn how to recite your poem aloud as you write can make your poem even better, keep reading!
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