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  1. Tinker

    Texas Massacre

    Texas Massacre The winds they came and then the rain and down it poured. The people thought they could remain by grace, my Lord! And on it came and came and came, the signs ignored. The bayous spread, no one to blame, we trust our Lord. The water rose and rose and rose, the streets a fjord, from flooded homes they were deposed. Please save us Lord! From roof tops plucked by valiant souls all in accord with vollunteers who played their roles. We thank you Lord! It will take years to bu
  2. Tinker

    Swinburne's Quatrains

    Swinburne's Quatrains is a projacked form using the frame of Algernon Charles Swinburne's poem Faustine. Swinburne has created a few other poetic frames which have become verse forms through others emulating his poems, the Swinburne Sestina, and The Swinburne. Apparently Lawrence Eberhart first projacked the frame of Faustine and documented it at Poet's Collective. I discovered this in a forms challenge from Dave Schnieder at Writing.com. The elements of Swinburne's Quatrains are: stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains. Eberhart specifies a minimum of 4 quatrains, Faustine has
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