Tag Archives: Short Form Poetry

Short Form Poetry – Tercou – Big And Vicious

Tonight’s workshop: What is a Tercou • 8 line poem of 3 stanzas. • First 2 stanzas are tercets • Third stanza is a couplet • Syllable count is 5/4/5, 5/4/5, 8/6 • Rhyme scheme aba aba aa After some … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 10: Freedom of Thought

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 10.. a third of the way through.  The challenge to throw down two opposing thoughts simultaneously going on at the same time. I went to a Short Form Poetry Workshop featuring someone’s made up form called a “Street … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Kenning Poem – Rider of Surf

Variation Number 2 from the same Kenning Form workshop: Rider of Surf by Michael Romani Seeker of sun Loving good fun Rider of surf Liquid as my turf Walker of tension Free from mention Speaker of tongues Unspoken since young … Continue reading

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Short Poetry Workshop – Kenning Poem – Feeder of Eagles

Tuesday night’s short poetry workshop involved learning to write kenning poems.  What is that you might ask?  The kenning poetic device originated in Norse and Anglo-Saxon poetry and serves to use a two or three word phrase in substitution for … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Symetrelle – The Snow Leopard Symetrelle

What is a Symetrelle • 10 line form • First line and last line has a single subject line that is 7 syllables. • Followed by a 9 syllable mono-rhyme couplet (2 lines) • Followed by an 11 syllable mono-rhyme … Continue reading

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Shadow Poetry

As a second Rispetto, I used a different form common to this type of poetry.  From it came a brief look at the poetry itself: Shadow Poetry by Michael Romani The shadow poetry of old Tuscany Delights in the night … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Rispetto – Making America Great Again Rispetto

How remiss of me, I forgot to post that I attended the Short Form Poetry Workshop this past Tuesday.  The form studied this week is the Rispetto: How do you write a Rispetto • 8 lines broken into 2 stanza … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Happenstance

Happenstance by Michael Romani Chanced Happenstance We found our own peace Though the wars blaze all around God Finds His own ways to shine on through Mankind seldom is Kind enough Pray (c) July 25, 2017 All Rights Reserved   … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Flamed Zen

What is a Mirror Oddquain • One of the types of Oddquain • Short poetry style very similar to the Cinquain • Name comes from the odd syllable count per line • Five lines per stanza • two stanzas • … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Magic 9, Pt II

From the same workshop: ow to write Magic 9 • 9 lines • No specific meter or syllable count required • Rhyme scheme is abacadaba o a o b o a o c o a o d o a o … Continue reading

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