How to order a poem
Send me your instructions by e-mail. Tell me about the person and the
occasion the poem is for, and any special content you would like me to
include. If the poem is a gift for a loved one, tell me what you feel
is special about that person. If it’s for a wedding, you could tell me
how the couple met, or what makes them right for each other. For a poem
to read at a birthday party, you could tell me some funny or
embarrassing incidents from the person’s past. The more detail you give
me to pick and choose from, the more personal the finished poem will
I will respond within 24 hours. Sometimes I can accept the commission
right away, and sometimes I need to ask for more information. Please
allow enough time for a bit of dialogue. I want to get this right for
When I am ready to start writing, I will send you a PayPal invoice for
the cost of the poem. Once your payment has cleared, you will receive
the finished poem within three business days.
I do not give refunds, as there is no way for you to return the goods!
However, if you are not completely satisfied, I will rewrite the poem
as many times as it takes to make you happy. Rewrites will take about
Standard poems cost $60 and
usually about 8-16 lines.
Limericks also cost $60. I know they are short, but a really good
limerick is not easy to write.
Special rates apply if you require
a poem that is very long or particularly clever. Sonnets, for example
There are cheaper poetry services out there; feel free to browse. Verse
as polished as mine takes time to write.
To order a poem e-mail: