your wondrous words. . 1, brainstorming for Ideas, try a free write. Or you may take a poetry writing class where you work with an instructor and other aspiring poets to improve your writing. Scott Fitzgerald, you dont write because you want to say something; you write because youve got something to say. Look up poem prompts online or come up with your own, like what water feels like or how it feels to get bad news. Simile: Similes compare two things using like. You may opt for a form that is more funny and playful, such as the limerick form, if you are trying to write a funny poem. The Pindaric Ode the public celebration form uses a three-stanza structure repeated throughout the poem (strophe-antistrophe-epode with the strophe and antistrophe using identical meter and rhyme patterns. Recall a special moment you shared with them and use it to form a poem that shows that you care about them. What I want and what I fear.