What can you tell me about your hometown? I bet you ask anyone that question, and you’ll get a flood of stories. some will be good, some… Read more “Writing Prompt Saturday- Hometown”
I’ve got a thing for Japanese poetry. I really love it. My favorite has always been the Haiku. It’s perfection is derived from its simplicity. You’ve got… Read more “Writing Prompt Saturday- Write a Senryu Poem”
No, there’s nothing inherently inappropriate with this type of poetry. Well, maybe there is, but not in the sort of way you’re thinking. At least, there doesn’t… Read more “Writing Prompt Saturday- Write a Burlesque Poem”
Alright, this is something I do with all of my fist drafts. I unload. I am furious at my first draft! I spent all that time and… Read more “Writing Prompt Saturday- What do you hate about your first draft?”
Time again for a new poetry form, this one’s called a Triolet poem. French in origin and repetitive like a song, it’s a melodious and versatile form
What makes you so special? Or more specifically, the decade you grew up in.
So, when we’re writing a sapphic poem, it’s set up in stanzas of four lines. The first three lines consist of two trochees, one dactyl, then two more trochees. The fourth line is shorter, with a dactyl and a trochee.