It is my firm belief that anyone can write poetry. It is not an art reserved for the learned or the few. Much like painting it can be taught. I want to walk you through a process today much like Bob Ross did in his series, Joy of Painting. We will have colors on our palette much the same comprising nouns, verbs, and adjectives. Follow along, express yourself, and above all, have fun.
The Joy of Writing
It’s a wonderful day to write poetry and today is about haiku. I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about it. It has to have 5-7-5 syllables or it must be about nature. These are guidelines at best. Modern haiku can be any combination of three verses under 17 syllables.
Let’s start out and run all the words across the screen that you need to write along.
First off, we…
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