The Complete Guide to Poetry on Medium

Your portal to an infinite journey into poetry art!

Thomas Gaudex
The Medium Blog
Published in
13 min readNov 29, 2022

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This is a guest post from the Medium community. Thomas is the editor of Scribe.

I like to say that the world would be better off if poets ran it. One of my favorite quotes comes from my spiritual father, the French writer Sylvain Tesson. He writes:

I would like to rehabilitate this way of going through life in freedom, with a feather in one’s hat, a blade of grass between one’s teeth and poems on one’s lips.

I believe that this sublime thought is the best way to introduce what you can now consider the gateway to everything related to poetry on Medium. Please note that nothing is set in stone, and all suggestions or remarks (as long as they are constructive) are welcome!

You’re not dreaming, the community of poets is perhaps the strongest community of writers on the platform. And that’s worth a look, isn’t it?

For those of you who don’t know me, I’ve been the editor of Scribe for almost six years. Scribe is the most followed poetry publication (although I don’t only publish poems) on Medium so far. I also write poetry, and if you want to know more about me, you…

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Thomas Gaudex
The Medium Blog

Writer | Poet | Editor of Scribe | Literature and Nature help me breathe | thomasgaudex.co