Today Angus Brown looks at how poetry can be used to say things that are often difficult to say.
Begin with an imperative
Begin with a direct, imperative instruction to a friend or loved one that has frustrated you recently. Use the course of the poem to justify why this is a reasonable request.
Angus Brown is a teacher and performance poet living in Norwich. She hosts the poetry night Last Poet Standing and has performed with such prestigious acts as Kitty Fitz and onstage at such prestigious events as Wild Paths festival. She talks, in her poems, about love, grief and gender. She talks too much.
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