To write is to understand yourself and open yourself up to new possibilities. By actively sitting down to write you are setting time aside for yourself. Ultimately it will help you understand who you are and what you are thinking.
Writing poetry means removing the barriers to the outside world and putting up your own understanding of it. It brings the world into sharp focus.
Poetry is a way to vent, a way to express yourself in a few short words. But sometimes it is difficult to put those words onto paper. You don’t always know what you are thinking. Below is a prompt to help kick start your creativity.
Creative Writing Prompt #6
Write a poem using the words cynosure, illuminate, passage, and captain. Post your poem below in the comment section.