Thursday, January 17, 2013

With Eyes Glazed Over

Writing to (poetry) Form



I love a challenge big or small
Take each one in stride
Here is how I make it work
Letting whimsy be my guide 

Terzanelle a dinner treat
Pleiades a ballet move
Sestina to a sexy beat
Ghazal to get me in my groove
Pantoum means the Opera
Choka the artichoke
Triolet a bunch of flowers
Ya Du a self-help joke











13 comments:

  1. hahaha...form poetry...what about haiku (its what i say when i sneeze)...smiles.

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  2. Well dance away with those forms, I say ~ And that picture is priceless ~

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  3. Ha, I think forms are kind of fun... It always feels SO good after one has written one, doesn't it?

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  4. I've never done any of those. Ha!

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  5. Devilishly clever, Helen. What does it say about me that I actually like doing all those??

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  6. This is brilliant!!! I love your take on the prompt...you are so fun~

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  7. Love this! As I read each one I recalled the ones I have attempted, and must admit that I felt a certain love for them. It's great how much we stretch and grow with and for one another via these writing prompts!

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  8. ugh, ghazal and sestina can bite me.
    oops, did i type that out loud?

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  9. tres bien, Helen! i gave up on forms like those to spare readers and keep my blog open. {smile}


    dani

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  10. Clever, by Jove! And very giggleworthy. Thanks for that - I needed it.

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