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Rated: GC · Folder · Nature · #2246659
Pantoums, villanelles, sonnets, etc. Traditional poetry, including a few forms I invented.
Poems that follow all the rules
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Portfolio -> Pockets Full of Poetry -> Experiments in Rhyme & Meter
    Rated: E · Nature · #861183
    A summer storm cinquain. 1st place in the 'Your Better Nature' Contest March 2021
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #1282412
    When nature married stars to moon and sun.
    Rated: E · Contest · #678452
    Pantoum about rain in summertime, and rain falls outside as muse.
    Rated: E · Nature · #2246764
    Trying a Sweetbriar form
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2245796
    Than-bauk; each line = 4 syllables. 4th of line 1, 3rd of line 2, and 2nd of line 3 rhyme.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #2245832
    How many ways can we lose?
    Rated: E · Animal · #860833
    A Pantoum of cotton candy honeycombs, all glistening in the sun.
    Rated: E · Nature · #2246705
    Experimenting with haiku, all including a prompt word: inchworm or acorn
    Rated: ASR · Cultural · #2246628
    Sometimes you don't want to remember. Pantoum.
    Rated: E · Nature · #2247362
    Chained haiku for Writer's Cramp
    Rated: E · Nature · #2246910
    For the Writer's Cramp
    Rated: ASR · Other · #966812
    A two stanza Neuvain Romantique.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #978412
    A chain of 3 Pi stanzas, for writer's cramp.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #961761
    What does it mean to fade into obscurity?
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #967833
    A double (word) Tetractys about the likeness in a mirror.
    Rated: 13+ · Other · #660788
    My first A-Z poem - intended to be about Lady MacBeth but it had a mind of its own.
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #967230
    Willy Wonka dreams of tulip bulbs....a PI poem - 3,1,4,2,8, & 6 words per line.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #681383
    Prompted dodoitsu about insanity. Good times!
    Rated: E · Arts · #754944
    Naga Utu form for Writer's Cramp, striving not to write a cliche autumn poem.
    Rated: 18+ · Nature · #872509
    Slam grand finale part 2 - destruction
    Rated: E · Nature · #966828
    A (word) Eintou poem about my favorite place during my favorite time of year
    Rated: ASR · Women's · #868205
    A pantoum for the Slam, about being scarred by my caesarean section after a 3-day labor.
    Rated: E · Contest · #677786
    For Writer's Cramp; Neuvain about horses; mine are the wild ponies of Assateague.
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #611076
    This is my attempt at a villanelle.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #611068
    Just a fun little piece about contradictions.
    Rated: E · Nature · #2246140
    Painting thee
    Rated: ASR · Death · #721615
    For Son of Slam 3; of love, and profound loss. Chained haikus mushed into stanzas.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #656259
    Triolet about farm animals for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: 13+ · Contest · #642501
    A different perspective: Princess Diana's death. For Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Religious · #769485
    Celebrating the Hindu holiday of Diwali with a Naga Uta poem.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #677210
    Dodoitsu about apple blossoms for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Religious · #2245840
    When I laid the earth's foundation
    Rated: E · Other · #1070723
    A pantoum written for a test writing job & rejected as "too difficult a form..."
    Rated: ASR · War · #991718
    An unrhymed ghazal about the events occuring the year I was born.
    Rated: E · Nature · #979074
    For writer's cramp; a Lilibonelle
    Rated: E · Tribute · #928999
    In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2005, for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Nature · #871048
    A terzanelle for the summer slam semi-finals, round 2.
    Rated: E · Animal · #855444
    What have we learned this year at Milkman Academy?
    Rated: E · Animal · #754391
    These fish have migrated right into the crocodile's mouth -- bad move!
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #752016
    My attempt to capture some essence of autumn...
    Rated: E · Contest · #743048
    A look at Labor Day, written in countdown form for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Animal · #708822
    Writer's Cramp Septet about a secret bush with berries for one creature alone.
    Rated: E · Other · #708047
    Writer's Cramp dodoitsu about magnolias, all heady & rich.
    Rated: E · Nature · #694409
    Ae freslighe (I can't pronounce it either but it's a HARD form!)...
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2245860
    A delicious piece written for Writer's Cramp
    Rated: ASR · Family · #692387
    Writer's Cramp Quintilla about a possibility. Prompt = rain.
    Rated: 13+ · Nature · #635312
    My attempt at an Englyn Unodl Crwc (just try to pronounce it) for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: ASR · Contest Entry · #2249392
    Trying out the challenging Lục Bát form
    Rated: ASR · Contest Entry · #2249384
    Acrostic Monorhyme
    Rated: E · Children's · #2249372
    April showers bring May flowers
    Rated: ASR · Relationship · #2249336
    Pantoum about caving in...
    Rated: ASR · Nature · #2249187
    For Writer's Cramp
    Rated: ASR · Comedy · #2247756
    For Writer's Cramp - Happy 75th Birthday, BobTurn
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2247498
    For the Writer's Cramp
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #2249695
    Whispers unheard speak louder than words
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