Roots and Wings

Featured Collaboration: @arpi7499 and @_pravin_sharma Image: . . This is a wonderful collaboration on this week’s theme of “roots and wings.” Enjoy the read and support the writers. . . . For a chance to be featured: 1) Follow @herheartpoetry and @twoheartsbeatstronger 2) Tag @twoheartsbeatstronger on the picture or work itself 3) Use hashtag #twoheartsbeatstronger #twoheartsbeat when posting . Her Heart|Share|Inspire|Provoke

Physio ‘Skin’ Poetry Challenge

Thank you to the amazing @skinonsundays for launching our forms challenge this week in a live. She was a little blurry, so watch this space for an IGTV version of the challenge going live. . . Submit your poems by Friday 3rd August for a chance to be featured : 1. Follow @herheartforms & @herheartpoetry 2. Tag #herheartforms 3. Tag @herheartforms on your post 4. Tag #SkinHeart on your post . Posts must be your original content. By tagging Her Heart Forms you are giving permission for us to repost your words in the @HerHeartForms template. . All features will be considered for that Challenge’s best in form, with each challenge’s best going through to an annual celebration of ’Her Heart on Best Form’. . . Her Heart Forms is part of the Her Heart Poetry family, focused on poetry forms. This tutorial style page will show you how to write different traditional and contemporary forms of poetry with the aim of helping…

#listheart best in form

Love how the poet @captain_subtle has factored in to this recipe, not just the seed of an idea, through to fruition of creation, but the tasting and adding to it of their own experiences and expectations. @s.lyons_ loves the flow and ease of each stanza and that the recipe was about poetry, because we are all addicted to that menu 😍

THE ANNUAL 2017 ǀ Orders Out for Delivery

Our pre-sale period has ended and we are pleased to announce that orders made up to 10 November, 2017 are now out for delivery. If you have any questions at all please do not hesitate to get in contact with us by email at We only have a limited number of copies of The Annual remaining. If you would like to purchase a copy of THE please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

Poetic Fundamentals: Where We All Begin

Poetic Fundamentals: Rhyming You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t know at least one rhyme be it one they heard recently or one which floats around at the back of their mind from their formative years. Rhymes can be catchy, fun, and for centuries, they’ve been employed as a clever way of helping people learn. Poetry is obviously no stranger to rhyming, either, where most children’s first examples of poetry are introduced as nursery rhymes. Did you know, though, that rhyming isn’t always as simple as children’s poems? Rhyming at its Simplest Before we delve into different methods of rhyming, first we should ensure that the basic definition is understood. A rhyme is a sound which corresponds to and otherwise matches the sound of another word: sometimes words rhyme because their endings are spelled the same. Make, cake, slake, and rake are examples of words which rhyme because of their common…

Submissions Open

Submissions for The Writers Corner (Jul-Aug) are now OPEN, with the theme: Fairy Tales and Flights of Fancy. This topic is one that is sure to surprise and delight! We are looking for poems that are full of whimsy for the young, and young at heart. Poems that a saucy and sassy for the more mature audience and there is even scope for horror and Gothic poetry within this theme. Submissions are open until June 20th and successful entries will begin showing on Instagram from 5 July, 2017. Please see the Submission Guidelines for full details.

#IGPoetSecretSanta ǀ Denis Bernicky

Left on a coworker’s desk ǀ @dbernicky Imagine the extraordinary series of events that lead to this moment in your life, this piece of paper, this voice in your head, saying these words. Imagine the extraordinary chance of being here, now, in this moment, knowing this was just for you to read. Imagine how extraordinary you are.