In the post, I share a bit about the history of narrative poetry, explain how I crafted some of my own poems, and offer advice on giving this genre a go yourself.
|Tales of heroes and epic love find a voice by the fire. (morguefile.com)|
If you've done any writing at all, you have raw material for poems. Fiction drafts, journal entries, childhood stories you've jotted down, the spooky tales your uncle told around the campfire--all are excellent sources for narrative poems.
What's holding you back? How might the image of campfire stories help you take the plunge?