Tag Archives: Short form poetry

No More Denial

Her impish face was adorable. I so wanted to play this game she’d made up. “Hold these,” she chirped, and handed me three pine cones. I don’t even know where she got pine cones in Houston, Texas. I hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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Lavender Haiku

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Iris

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What Is a Poem?

Some say a poem must have a rhyme scheme All of the good ones do it would seem Some say a poem must have certain meter Iambic pentameter is quite beyond me Some say a poem must be truly obscure … Continue reading

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A Nonet

It is day ten of NaPoWriMo And I am trying a new type of short form poetry — the nonet — the first line is nine syllables, then line two is eight and so on down to one

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Saving Grace

Eleven Little words Form poetry short Just my saving grace Elfje

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Holy in 10 Words

The Meeting the Bar prompt over at dVerse Poets Pub today is to write a ten-word poem. This poetry “form” was apparently created by Brian Miller who is quoted as saying “after ten words no one is listening anyway.” It … Continue reading

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