Some days, more than others, we are reminded how fragile life can be. Today is such a day for me. … More
Month: April 2011
Jubilate Agno – A list poem by Christopher Smart
I like to try different types and forms of poetry writing. My investigations of list poetry led me to an … More
What is a list poem?
A list poem is just that. A list of things. List poems first appeared thousands of years ago. The bible … More
Colin Arthur Bryant and the third child.
One hundred and two years ago Caroline Ada Bryant had a baby boy on this day. Her second child, also … More
How to create a Villanelle poem
A villanelle has 19 lines. The first 15 lines are written in tercet stanzas. A tercet is 3 lines of … More
Definition of an ABC poem.
An ABC poem can take two forms. Simply begin the poem with a word. The following line begins with a … More
New foster baby
This wee girl was feral – and on her own for the past few weeks after mum and her brother … More
Fibonacci poetry is based on a number sequence. Typically a Fibonacci poem has 6 lines and 20 syllables. Many poets … More
It was a beautiful day. I was not the sole member of my household taking advantage of it. In the … More
Definition of an Acrostic Poem
An Acrostic Poem tells its readers about the title word. It takes the letters of the title and uses that … More