Poetry is an art, it is a medium to express one’s feelings, desires, passions, and life stories through simple rhymes and poems. The oxford dictionary defines poetry as a literary work in which different intensity is given to the multiple expression of deep feelings and ideas by the use of unique style and rhythm.
In simpler words, it is a way of expressing what’s on your heart and mind. A person who does poetry is called a poet. A poet aims to present ideas and evoke emotion in the reader through their poetry. Poets are and have been respected since the beginning of time. And yes! Poetry dates back to the oldest of times.
Back in the early days, poets used to spend hours and hours thinking and writing their poems, They had to write it on paper, and the chances of them messing up were really high, but still, the world gave us many legendary poets like Shakespeare and Neruda who changed the world with their poetry.
In the modern world where everything is almost digital now, there are many apps out there to help you write down poetry, which makes it very easy to write poems and poetry as it provides efficiency. We put together a list of some of the best poetry writing apps out there.
Also, if you want to learn poetry and do not wish to attend any classes and workshops, these apps are beneficial.
Mirakee is an android app which acts as a blogging platform where poets from all over the world gather and publish their content so the other poets can comment and review their work.
This is somewhat helpful for people as getting a third party perspective can be really helpful.
Poetry Creator Verses
Poetry is a very versatile genre, and this app helps explore every aspect of poetry. It provides 8 different dictionaries, including a hip hop dictionary, which will help increase your knowledge and writing skills.
It will help you explore and experiment with different elements and will highly improve you as a writer. However, the app is only available on IOS.
Writable is a free to use android app which does not offer any microtransactions. The user-friendly interface makes the app easy to use and manage your work.
The app can help you find rhyming syllables and synonyms, and it’ll make writing poems a piece of cake. Writable is considered as one of the poetry writing apps or poetry writing assistant.
Poets pad is available for both android and ios, but the only drawback is that it is not free. It is not that expensive and is totally worth the money. The app comes at only $1.99 and packs a lot of features like a mood-based word generator, which gives ideas for your poem depending on your mood.
The app also offers a voice recording system that you can use to save the audios of your poems and practice reading them at the same time.
POETRY – The Poetry Foundation
Although it is not a poetry assistant app, It contains the work of some of the greatest poets of all time. It has a complete record of the content of the all-time greats, you can get inspirations and ideas from their work.
Poetry by poetry foundation is a must-have application and is entirely free to use. So far, the app is only available to android users.
Poet assistant is a very reliable app for poetry writers. It is free to use and can work offline, The user-friendly interface makes the app very simple to use. Poet Assistant provides a rhyming dictionary and a text-speech tool.
Visual poetry is a poem shaping app, it is not the app you’re looking for if you want to write poems from scratch and need ideas. Visual poetry is to be used when you are done writing a poem, and you have to give it shape.
Just draw the way you want, then enter your text and let the app do the magic. It is a paid app and is only available to ios users for $1.99.
Rhyme time is an android app, it acts as a dictionary. You have to enter your word, and the app will provide you with synonyms and similar rhyming words with the meanings of every word. After that, you can just use your creativity to put them in shape and create a beautiful poem.
Haiku Poem is an Ipad exclusive app that allows users to write haikus, and it also provides the ability for new users to learn haiku.
For those of you who don’t know what haikus are, they are Japanese poems that are written explicitly in three lines and contain almost 17 syllables. The Haiku poem app provides a syllable count feature, which is very useful when it comes to writing haikus.
Poetiq is also a social media platform where you can publish your work and content for other users to look at. The app will notify you whenever someone likes your post. You can post poems about anything without any restrictions.
Jotterpad comes in 2 different versions, a free one, and a pro version for which you’ll have to pay. This is advanced poetry writing app, and if you are a beginner, you shouldn’t start with this app.
Jotterpad has a built-in dictionary and will boost your creative writing skills. With a built-in clean typing interface, it is the perfect app for creative writing.
Poem writer is basically a genie in the world of poetry apps. If you have written a poem and cannot shape it or you have a broken poem and want to fix it, Poem writer will do that for you just enter your poem and let the app do the rest.
Another app exclusive to ios, poetry everywhere, is an app that contains audio files of the work of some of the best poets. The purpose is to teach you how to read poetry. So, if you are planning to be a poet and you write, you will definitely need to learn how to read poetry.
Poets corner is also a poetry publishing platform where you can publish your work and review other people’s content as well.
The writer is an app available for PC and android. If you are the type of writer, who can’t write in one sitting and needs to travel and stay outdoor for ideas to pop up in your head, then you need a place to jot them down.
The writer app provides you with the space to write down your thoughts anywhere and anytime, you just need your phone or computer.
Portapoet is a paid ios app and provides a platform for publishing your content. The best feature this app offers is the competition mode, you can compete against other writers through this app which makes up for a friendly and fun environment. The app costs $1.99.
RhymeZone offers the biggest collection of rhymes, You can get more than 100,000 rhyming words in the app’s dictionary. Whenever you need rhymes for a term, just enter it in RhymeZone, and it will show many results. The app is only for ios users and costs $3.
Be a poet
Be a poet is free to use the app, and it offers many features that are really good for a free app. It has multiple language packs that allow you to experiment in different languages.
Be a poet also offers the ability to change your text into an image that will make it easy to publish online, and it looks great too.