How to Share Your Poems and Read Work From #MightyPoets


You can now share your poetry or poetry you love on The Mighty.

Here’s How to Post Poetry on The Mighty:

Start by selecting the Post button in the navigation bar.

post button

  1. In the Post menu, choose Post a thought. This will open a pop-up window.
  2. If you want, add a title for your thought in the Title field. Make sure to include the hashtag #MightyPoets.
  3. Write your poem in the Your Thought field. (Note: there is currently a 600 character word limit — extended word count on Thoughts coming soon.)
  4. Don’t forget to include hashtags related to your poem (#MentalHealth, #ChronicIllness, #RareDisease, #Depression, etc.). Including hashtags in your post will make it more likely that the people who follow that topic get to see what you share. Start by typing # then type the hashtag you want to use. You can select an existing hashtag or create your own.
  5. When you’re finished writing your poem and adding your hashtags, select the Post button inside the pop-up window to finish sharing your thought.
  6. You’ll find your post in your Profile. People who follow you and people who follow any hashtags you used will see your thought in their Mighty Homefeed.

poem by Erika Wilson

Your poem may be shared on The Mighty’s Pinterest, TumblrTwitter, Facebook or Instagram account.

View all of the #MightyPoets work here.

 


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