How to Write a Poem About Yourself in 3 Steps

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Nov 14, 2022 • 2 min read

Poetry writing is one of the oldest forms of art in the world, and you don’t need a creative writing degree to participate. There are all kinds of genres, subgenres, styles, traditions, and schools of poetry. As a beginner, you may find the innumerable options daunting, but you can start with a subject you know better than anyone else: yourself. Learn how to write a poem about yourself in a few steps.