Read Siegfried Sassoon’s ‘The Rear-Guard’ with a complete summary, analysis, and context to the war poem, about a soldier’s journey.
It might seem intimidating, but when your break it down into steps, writing a poem about yourself can be quite simple and fun.
Answering the question: “How do I write a love poem” is not as simple as asking “how do I boil an egg” but there are useful tips to consider.
Poems can be about anything. They can be about war, nature, but when you hear the word poem the majority of us think about that most massive of emotions. Love.
‘The British (serves 60 Million)’ is a quirky and amusing poem celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of Great Britain.
‘The Race Industry’ by Benjamin Zephaniah is, at least in part, autobiographical. It is a commentary on how society is quite authoritarian.
‘A Far Cry from Africa’ is a poem based around the struggles in Africa. One would presume it is at least partially autobiographical.