50 WAYS TO WRITE POETRY

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50 WAYS TO WRITE POETRY
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Wed, 11-30-2011 - 10:38pm

Write at least one of each form.

Poetry contains almost all you need to know about life

--Josephine Hart

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Registered: 10-08-2010
Mon, 02-13-2012 - 7:08pm

CINQUAIN

My Bil.

William,
your Majesty
is paramount, my king,
my lord and creator, with

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Mon, 02-13-2012 - 6:11pm

My so dear girl, I am well aware of the positions that fingers should take

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Sun, 02-12-2012 - 10:40am

Ray,

Are you suggesting that we write poetry using our "dinky little fingers" - using only the keys z,a,q,1,! (on the right hand) and /,?,',",[,{,]<}, -,_,=, and + (on the left hand)? How do I know if my little fingers are dinky enough?

Roberta

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Fri, 02-10-2012 - 5:46pm

Yes Rose, and may I suggest that all

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Tue, 02-07-2012 - 3:57pm

Wow Ray, you are clicking right along with this challenge.

Poetry contains almost all you need to know about life

--Josephine Hart

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Fri, 02-03-2012 - 6:11am

one simply just has to sample/partake of the amber nectar in order to write about it.......I think?

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Thu, 02-02-2012 - 9:33am

The last line is not true!

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Wed, 02-01-2012 - 7:10pm

Diamante

Booze
lovely, wet,
refreshing, enjoying, promising,
wanted, craved, drunk, tasteful,
Longing, singing, winging,
watery alcohol
whisky

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Wed, 02-01-2012 - 6:34pm

Epitaph

Here he lies
in all his splendour.
One night out,
magnificent bender


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Wed, 02-01-2012 - 6:26pm

A Clerihew

Raymond Kyte
sits up all night
writing his poetry,
a blatant waste of heat and light, no one reads it but he.

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