Poetry - spoken word, literature code, less is more
Share published poems and discuss poetry here. Please share your own poetry on our sister subreddit, r/OCpoetry.#### Description
#What We're About: This is a forum to talk about the world of poetry. Seek advice on submitting your poetry for publication. Offer a lesson on enjambement. Spread the news of a new poet laureate. Etc.
The Dos and Don'ts of Poetry:
- This subreddit is for sharing published poetry and for discussing the world of poetry. Do not post any original poems. Share your poetry on our sister subreddit, /r/OCPoetry.
We moderators reserve the right to remove posts as best serves the community.
In order for your post to go through, you must use one of the following tags--in brackets--before your title.
[POEM]: For sharing a published or anthologized POEM. (Not for sharing your own amateur poetry.)
[ARTICLE]: For sharing a link to an ARTICLE from the general world of poetry.
[OPINION]: For discussing your OPINIONS about any aspect of the general world of poetry.
[RESOURCE]: For sharing outside links to RESOURCES that are related to the general world of poetry.
[HELP]: For asking for HELP from the poetry community. (Still not for sharing your own amateur poetry.)
[PROMO]: For PROMOTING your own creative project. (Still not for sharing your own amateur poetry).
[OPPORTUNITY]: For announcements about professional OPPORTUNITIES for prospective poets.
[META]: For discussing the subreddit itself, or discussing other posts that appear on the subreddit. Posts using this tag may be subject to moderator approval. If in doubt, please ask first.
Reddit formatting (aka 'fancy courier font trick')
- 4 spaces after each line escapes double spacing
- Double space the end of a line for a line break
- Double return for a stanza break
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