Quiz: Activate Our Poetry Vending Machine | Writer’s Relief

Jul 19, 2023 | Quizzes

Quiz: Activate Our Poetry Vending Machine | Writer’s Relief

When you’re headed out the door today to go to work or run errands, don’t forget to grab your wallet, keys, a notebook for jotting down on-the-go writing ideas—and a poem! Reading poetry can help boost your mood, change your perception, and spark creativity (even if poetry isn’t your genre). If you don’t happen to have a poem handy, Writer’s Relief has you covered! Take this quick quiz to activate our virtual poetry vending machine. You’ll receive a wonderful poem selected especially for you! (Don’t worry, we promise it won’t get wedged behind the glass next to that dangling bag of pretzels.)

Quiz: Make Your Poetry Vending Machine Selections

Choose the song you like best:

  1. “At Last” by Etta James
  2. “Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina and the Waves
  3. “Eat It” by Weird Al Yankovic
  4. “Born to Be Wild” by Steppenwolf

Select which movie you’d watch next:

  1. Titanic
  2. Life of Pi
  3. 21 Jump Street
  4. Raiders of the Lost Ark

Pick the gift you’d most like to get:

  1. Bouquet of flowers
  2. Book of motivational quotes
  3. Tickets to a comedy show
  4. Luggage tags

Determine your ideal birthday activity:

  1. Spending the day with someone special
  2. Seeing a favorite musician in concert
  3. Watching a funny movie with friends
  4. Taking a road trip

Decide which book you’d most like to read (or reread!):

  1. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  2. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  3. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  4. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

Choose your favorite color:

  1. Red
  2. Blue
  3. Orange
  4. Green

Identify your personality pet peeve:

  1. Standoffish
  2. Negativity
  3. Overly serious
  4. No spontaneity

Mostly 1: Here’s Your Love Poem!

“Sonnet XXV” by Pablo Neruda


Mostly 2: Here’s Your Inspiring Poem!

“Touched by an Angel” by Maya Angelou

Mostly 3: Here’s Your Humorous Poem!

“Rain” by Shel Silverstein


Mostly 4: Here’s Your Adventurous Poem!

“Freedom” by Olive Runner


Question: Which poem will you take with you today? Tell us in the comments!