Name one commonly accepted piece of writing advice that doesn’t work for you.
Read other poets.
One piece of advice I’ve been told is to read a lot of other poetry to become a better poet and that just hasn’t held any value or truth for me. For one, I fear I’ll end up nearly plagiarizing another poet on a subconscious level. And secondly, I just end up judging their poems as a reader rather than drawing inspiration for it.
Definitely a tricky thing, especially with poetry. It’s hard to know what might inspire you.
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