Poetry Month

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April 2019

Birdsong Prompt

2019-04-18T07:40:33-05:00

Writing prompt by Poetics Online member Jimmy Fishhawk. If you’d like to share your results, or submit a prompt for us to post (with credit or without), let us know. =================== This is a time-sensitive prompt—that is to say, it requires that you be sensitive to the time of day. Ideally, early morning, although dusk/early [...]

Birdsong Prompt2019-04-18T07:40:33-05:00

February 2015

Sestinas

2017-04-04T15:37:31-05:00

Let's talk Sestinas. The Sestina is an complex form based in intricate repetition. It's a 39 line poem attributed to Arnaut Daniel from the late 12th century, of Medieval French origin. The original Sestina is 6 stanzas of 6 lines and a concluding triplet envoy, where the end words, or teleutons, of the first stanza's 6 lines are repeated throughout the [...]

Sestinas2017-04-04T15:37:31-05:00

January 2015

April NaPoWriMo and the Triolet

2017-04-04T14:38:28-05:00

April, as you might know, is National Poetry Month. Therefor, many poets see that as a chance to do the poetic version of NaNoWriMo and do NaPoWriMo, meaning 30 poems in 30 days.  A bit of a combination of writing workshop, sprint, marathon and self-flagellation. Of course, leave it to my own community of Gainesville [...]

April NaPoWriMo and the Triolet2017-04-04T14:38:28-05:00