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Desktop Poet

By Mariner Software

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Desktop Poet is the ONLY magnetic poetry software on the market. Desktop Poet increases the available vocabulary and decreases the number of tiles by allowing a single tile to have multiple word forms. Desktop Poet excels in visually helping the brainstormeror novelist with clearer thinking, more imaginative projects, and better organized writing. Break through writers’ block by easily expanding on your freeflowing thought process. Move around words and pictures to "see" what you are thinking. Desktop Poet helps younger kids grasp simple sentence structure and grammar while older kids can showcase their poetic genius.


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Customer Reviews

Fun Little App

This is a great app to inspire your creativity. You can create poetry with words right on top of your screen, or you can open a background.

It's all really customizable - you can customize everything from your font and font size to your background image, opacity and more. You can really fine-tune this app to your liking. You can also manually add words to your desktop, and even import word lists.

This is fun and very inexpensive for what you get. :)


This is fun to pass time with. Worth 2 bucks.


shows how creative you can be, also this app is really easy to use and easy to customize. well worth the 2 bucks

Desktop Poet
View in Mac App Store
  • $0.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Released: Dec 30, 2010
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • Size: 1.7 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Spanish
  • Seller: Mariner Software, Inc.

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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