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Short Form Poetry Workshop: Arkquain String -Sunshine Arkquain

Tonight’s Short Form Poetry Workshop exposed us to the Arkquain String form.  So, what exactly is that and how does it work, right? It was invented by Madison Shaw, aka Arkbear on Allpoetry. 12 lines with ( 1 ) break … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry – Diminished Hexaverse – Long Distance Love

Time for another moment of chasing around poetry with Tiggy.  This time we’re looking at Diminished Hexaverse.    This form is a poem containing stanzas of 5 lines, then 4 lines, then 3 lines, then 2 lines, ending with one … Continue reading

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Short Poetry Work Shop – Crystalline – Crystalline Images of the State Fair

Tonight’s short form poetry workshop focused on the Crystalline form. The description we were provided of this form is: “The Crystalline comprises of two lines of around 17 syllables in total and they may rhyme.” “A couplet may be “regular” … Continue reading

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Seven Turns of Seven

From a friend’s 7 x 7 form given out at a short form poetry class: Seven Turns of Seven by Michael Romani In seven turns of seven We found our way to heaven Stumbling there almost blind Seven steps inside … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Halloween Theme Genre – Dead Poets

So… I’ll just confess right here that I took a theme a little far.  We were to pick a dead poet and write in his or her style either in response and incorporate the poet’s style or to completely pick … Continue reading

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Spring Thing Fling

From the Short Form Poetry Workshop on Weather Genre Poetry Spring Thing Fling by Michael Romani Waking from the cold winter’s snow It’s time for me to get into my flow Blooming flowers across my stage Painting the future across … Continue reading

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Autumn Eases In

This past Tuesday’s Short Form Poetry Workshop was devoted to a special genre of weather orientated poetry.  The first of two that I wrote that night is Autumn Eases In.  I think I wrote it as much in avoidance of the … Continue reading

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Sandhill Crane Sentimentality

Sandhill Crane Sentimentality by Michael Romani It’s coming to be that time again The night air grows cooler and thin As leaves of Autumn change again I find my memories rolling in Each fall it had become a tradition Each … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop –

How do you write Ekphrastic Poetry • Ekphrastic poetry can be done with any existing work of art, from painting to sculpture, to architecture to comic books to a fast-food joint napkin logo, to television and motion pictures. • Any … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Fibonacci- Saying More By Saying Less

How do you write a fib? • There are no official rules for a Fibonacci poem – like a season word or rhyme requirement – but there are guidelines. o For one – the poem needs to be in Fibonacci … Continue reading

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