As a poet, one of the useful lessons I learnt from Pascale Petit is to be more ironic than emotional. Readers more often want to hear light-hearted poems than those that are dark and melancholy. The words Pascale chose for her poems were not sad but were more satirical.
Another useful lesson from Pascale Petit was how to deal with writer's block. She suggested we could go somewhere new and merge new thoughts with the old into a collage of ideas.