Simple elements to use in writing poetry, spoken word or story.
Describe something using opposite words or compare two things on opposite sides of a spectrum.
You're big enough to hold entire galaxies in your hands, yet those hands are small enough that one day they'll wipe the tears from my eyes.
You can rhyme whole words, or syllables within different words anywhere in a sentence (not necessarily the end).
Looking back, I can see how empty I was, but I was totally unaware.
Without a measuring stick to compare, my emptiness may feel like fullness when compared with another.
Use like or as to compare two things that usually may not go together.
But on the day I met you, it was like spring in full bloom.
Describe something in a way that could never really happen to show emphasis.
My heart exploded with new meaning, endless possibilities.
Use famous sayings or proverbs to add familiarity and meaning.
The older I get, the less I know.
Share how you feel from the heart to draw the reader/listener deeper into your art.
But to just know you is enough to fill the universe with books and still not contain all of who you are.
Use a common term and reapply it to a new situation.
You are the source of every good thing – creativity, life, rhythm and science.
How could I ever take the credit for such things?
That would be copyright infringement to the infinite degree.