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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Invented Forms Poetry Base/Poetry Gnosis is a "resource for learning and teaching poetry." This seems to be one of the more popular resource sites, it probably touches on a broader spectrum of poetry than most others. Although I often see duplication from site to site, there is always something exclusive to each site. On this page, I include invented forms found at Poetry Base that I have not found elsewhere or it appears the form was initiated from this site. (Several years ago when I first started exploring the internet for new poetic forms, I di
dcmarti1 posted a topic in ShowcaseThree short, complete poems (cameos) from the series. Canto the second I stood Beside myself when I lifted the paten and cup. Unworthy, It must have been my better self That I watched, offering bread And wine. Canto the third I knelt When I was pulled down To my knees upon the cold stones. Unworthy, It was the numinous and not By rote that I was moved from The pew. Canto the fourth I sobbed At the bare altar, Knowing I was alone and most Unworthy. When is a chapel more holy Than when it is empty, save For one?
I spent three weeks in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK, in 2004. It is one of the few times in the 8+ year period I have been REALLY happy. The form is syllabic Cameo, at least I hope it is: 2, 5, 8, 3, 8, 7, 2. English windows are opposed to the ones in America. The sun drenched garden room at Butterfly Inn had such tender panes; I was afraid. English desk clerks can be best understood when you are tipsy, certainly when they are from Liverpool. Those young, hot English waiters are best straight. I say that because they ask you to help them avoid girls they d