What blogging taught me

blogging, lessons

Not so long ago, I began a blog,
For the words were too many to just stay in my head.
I was scared that my brain they’d clog,
And the blogging path I decided to tread.

 

Sometimes I wrote my heart out,
Sometimes the words made no sense.
And at times all I did was just shout,
Not caring about grammar, spellings or tense!

 

There were times when I’d write a post or two,
And then disappear for days together,
But then I learned that regularity is important too,
In blogging as well as in life in any weather.

 

And then I realized if I wanted to make myself heard,
It was important that I wrote from my heart,
For I didn’t want to be one among the herd,
I wanted to stand apart!

 

Just like we need friends in school or workplace,
We must have friends in the blogging world too,
For it is easy to get lost in the large space,
It is the community that helps you through!

 

While you blog, there is so much to learn each day,
At times, reading is more important than writing!
But don’t forget to have fun on the way,
Add some challenges to make the journey exciting!

 

Β Linking this to Write Tribe’s Friday Reflections

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30 responses to “What blogging taught me”

  1. Nice lessons and a great way to explain them πŸ™‚ Thanks for linking!

  2. Shalini says:

    Amazing! I especially loved that you chose to use the prompt as a poem. πŸ™‚

  3. Ramya Rao says:

    Beautiful poem, Reema. I was nodding at most of the places here. πŸ™‚

  4. Whatever you needed to tell you told it in a beautiful poem!Nice!

  5. What a delightful poem and it sums up blogging so well. Keep writing.

  6. Rachna says:

    Good lessons of blogging and expressed so beautifully too.

  7. Nice post, and your blog looks beautiful and professional. Hope you get tons of views, and make many blogging friends. The ones I’ve made over the years have become so important in my life. πŸ™‚

  8. Carol Graham says:

    Blogging is a world we rarely understand unless we are part of it — you did a great job of explaining why

  9. Deepa says:

    Awesome..loved the poem Reema and can completely relate to it πŸ™‚

  10. THIS: “While you blog, there is so much to learn each day,
    At times, reading is more important than writing!
    But don’t forget to have fun on the way,”

    That’s the most important lesson of all, I think.

  11. Amazing how well you have put down all of it so consicely into a poem – I agreed with every word and loved reading it.

  12. Suzy says:

    So true that blogging should be fun and not a chore and yes, the challenges do make the blogging journey exciting.

  13. The facts explained through poetry… well put reema.

  14. Ness says:

    I love it! And it’s all so true: write from the heart and make connections. Nice work.

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