World Poetry Day 2011

Poets write about everything from falling in love to the sight of a beautiful sunrise to seeing a bug on a lady’s hat. Since today is World Poetry Day and next month is Poetry Month, now would be a good time to write a poem. Here is a list of ideas for poems. Remember, in poetry anything goes as long as you capture the feeling you are after. If you don’t like these topics, think of something that moves you and write about that.

  1. Being Happy
  2. Being Alone
  3. Birds
  4. Books
  5. Celebrities
  6. Daily Routine
  7. Death & funeral
  8. Family
  9. Flowers
  10. Food
  11. Freedom
  12. Friendship
  13. God and Religion
  14. Health
  15. Hopes and Dreams
  16. Life After Death
  17. Life and Growing Older
  18. Love – Lost or Found
  19. Nature – Hiking, Fishing or Camping
  20. Peace
  21. Poverty
  22. School
  23. Sorrow
  24. Soul Searching
  25. Spring
  26. Summer
  27. The Ocean
  28. The Sky
  29. Winter
  30. Words of Wisdom

Here is a nice stationery page to use for the final draft of your poem.

Yellow Flower Stationery Page