Tag: poetry

5 benefits of writing poetry in a non-native language

Poetry goes beyond understanding. It’s beauty travelling a natural channel with an inducted experience – the poem – a composition where writers and readers’ responses are the sole determiners of its limits. Next time you write some verses try to park your first language in a dark corner and enjoy its grumpy looks – mine does it all the time.…

Poetry

Happens throughout the early hours’ darkness. When everyone else’s asleep, drunk or making love, I crave a sacred silence. I don’t look for something to write. I don’t think about the last sunrise on the beach. All I have to do is surrender and flow. It’s a courtship with my solitude – sometimes it plays a bit hard to get.…

Rejections – creative life and failures

Rejections are the norm if you want to see your work published and there is no shortcut to this. It’s like when you have to learn to cycle. You’re doomed to fail at first. What a catastrophe for an unpublished writer, you’d think. Well, I believe that creativity in the purest sense of the word is today’s limping relative. Being aware…