Tag Archives: Stanza

Of Love and Fear

No slackers here for Day 5 of Na/GloPoWriMo.  Here are the goals: “(1) the villanelle form, (2) lines taken from an outside text, and/or (3) phrases that oppose each other in some way. If you can use two elements, great … 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 Poetry Form Workshop – Tritina #1

How to write a Tritina. • three stanzas of tercets (3 lines) • one envoy of one line • Lines may be of any length. • The first line of each tercet after the first ends with the same word … 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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The Waltz Wave: The Waltz Wave

Tonight at the short form poetry workshop, we learned about a form called The Wave Waltz.  After a life time of surfing, of course wave dancing came to mind.  So, what are the rules? Accepting the format as presented in … Continue reading

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