Skip to Main Content

Creative Writing: Poetry

Ideas on how to engage in creative writing.

Banner Creative Writing

What is poetry?

Poetry is literary work in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm.


Poetic Forms

How To Write A Poem


Notes on Skryznecki's Poetry


Poetry Competitions

Peter Skrzynecki (poet)

Peter Skrzynecki is an Australian poet who migrated with his Polish parents after World War II. His poems discuss issues of migration and displacement such as the loss of place, the strength of familial bonds and optimism as a strategy for overcoming traumatic experiences. [source]