Whittled Words – Anagram Poem

While reading “The Best American Poetry 2007”, I came across this very different form of poetry referred to as an Anagram poem. I was intrigued by it but have avoided it, as any thought about writing in this form made me shiver with dread at the work that may be involved.

Lost Dreams

Not once does life come to me,
The vivid lucidity of wondrous dream…

Whittled Words – Elegy Poem

Though similar in function, the elegy is distinct from the epitaph, ode, and eulogy: the epitaph is very brief; the ode solely exalts; and the eulogy is most often written in formal prose.

Whittled Words – Biolet Poem

“The biolet was invented by the Brazilian poet Filinto de Almeida and first appeared in print in his book Lyrica in 1887. It is a six line poem, and like the triolet, the first two lines are repeated as the last two lines, however in reverse.”

Whittled Words – Chanso Poem

Chanso poems are adaptable to the needs of the poet.

Whittled Words – Minute Poem

Some forms have a long, exotic history. Others just seem to spring out of nowhere.

Whittled Words – Diminishing Verse Poem

Diminishing verse offers no origin and very few rules…

Whittled Words – Terzanelle Poem

What do you get when you mix two super popular Italian poetic forms, specifically the terza rima and villanelle?

Absence Undone

How is distance measured,
When like the moon,
Thoughts of you break upon my shore…

Whittled Words – Gogyohka Poem

Gogyohka was a form developed by Enta Kusakabe in Japan and translates literally to “five-line poem.”

JaZzArt en València

Faith saved us from the savages that we were, losing faith makes us savages again

Suicide Squeeze

Often Misunderstood

A Struggling Author

My Journey with You

The Poetorium at Starlite

An Open Mic & Poetry Show

Sabrina Escorcio

Poetry and Prose

BLOSSOM READS

Cherish every moment

Rtistic

I speak my heart out.

Harley Reborn

♠️Rip It Up & Start Again♥️

UnderthePhilosotree

Connecting philosophy to the world around us

PoeticBelle by Srishti Mundhra

Dichotomy | Contrast | Life