Cascade

History: The CascadeHistory: The Cascade is an invented/new form created in 2007 by Udit Bhatia. Structure: • this form turns on refrains: it takes each line of the first stanza, and makes it the last line of each successive stanza • other than that, there are no further rules, in terms of rhyme, meter, etc....
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History: The FloretteHistory: The Florette is a new/"invented" form created in 2009 by Jan Turner. Structure: • abba rhyme scheme • quatrain with syllable count of 8/8/8/12 • internal (b) rhyme on syllable 8 of 4th line Sources: http://www.shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/florette.html More is a new/”invented” form created in 2009 by Jan Turner. Structure: abba rhyme scheme quatrain...
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History: Created by award-winning poet Pravat Kumar Padhy in 2022 by fusing a haikuHistory: Previously called Hokku, Haiku was given it's name by Masoka Shiki around 1900. Hokku, meaning starting verse, is the opening stanza of a Japanese orthodox collaborative linked poem, renga, or of its later derivative, renku (haikai no renga), and its establishment as...
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History: The LannetHistory: The Lannet is an "invented" i.e. new form created by Laura Lamarca, around 2006 from what can be found on the internet, and is regarded as a type of sonnet. Structure: • 14 lines • 10 syllables per line • No end rhymes (only internal rhymes) • no meter or subject matter...
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History: The Naneelu, also called the Naani, also called the Nali, is a form of Telegu poetry introduced by Sahitya Akademi Award winner Professor N. Gopi in 2002 in his book Naneelu: The Little Ones. Structure: In his own words: “Naneelu are short poems, not very short though. Everyone of them is neither needlessly compact nor...
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History The Pleiades was invented in 1999 by Craig Tigerman, Sol Magazine’s Lead Editor. Structure: Only one word is allowed in the title a single seven line stanza a variation on an acrosticHistory This is a fun poetic form and, precisely for that, it is in many cases how we are introduced to poetry in grade...
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History: Although we are not fully certain as information about where it came from is hard to come by, the ZipOdeHistory: Although we are not fully certain as information about where it came from is hard to come by, the ZipOde seems to have been invented by O, Miami and WLRN to celebrate April, Poetry Month,...
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