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> All General Discussions Help Contests/Challenges OC Archives Rules Wiki

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>>#####Use /r/OCPoetry for original poetry >

>#What We're About: > This is a forum to talk about the world of poetry. Seek advice on submitting your poetry for publication. Offer a lesson on enjambement. Spread the news of a new poet laureate. Etc.

>We now have our own Discord server! Come hang out and join the weekly open mic!

> # The Dos and Don'ts of Poetry:

> 0. Discuss the general world of poetry, don't post Original Content; share your work on our sister sub /r/ocPoetry.
Put a [TAG] in your post title, e.g., "[Info] Lesson on rhyming" (See below for available tags).
To ask for homework help, state that you are asking for homework help and show how far you've gotten. To sell something, use a self post and offer a sample poem. To promote something, like publications, be detailed about your product. Do not use a URL shortener. * IMGUR/Picture posts are not allowed. Put links in the body of a self post with a description/explanation.

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> We moderators reserve the right to remove posts as best serves the community.

> # Available Tags

> In order for your post to go through, you must use one of the following tags--in brackets--before your title.

> * [AMA]: Ask Me Anything [CC]: Challenges and contests [Discussion]: Let's talk [General]: For outside links (e.g., a rhyming dictionary, a Rumi poem) not your own poetry [Help]: Ask for help (not feedback on your own poetry)
[INFO]: Offer info or tips [MISC]: For book/etc. promotion, and other misc. posts, but still not your own poetry

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> # Formatting Help
>Reddit formatting (aka 'fancy courier font trick')

>* 4 spaces after each line escapes double spacing

>* Double space the end of a line for a line break

>* Double return for a stanza break

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