Whittled Words – Hay(na)ku Poem

Hay(na)ku is a simple poetic form, and it is also one of the newest.

Whittled Words – Huitain Poem

The huitain is actually a derivative of the French ballade. In fact, it is a complete 8-line poem composed of one ballade stanza.

Whittled Words – Hir A Thoddaid Poem

Some of you may have already guessed simply by the name, but the Hir A Thoddaid is a Welsh form.

Different, Not Better

You hang a sheepskin,
And I sport tattoos,
You dress to win,
I wear jeans of blue…

Whittled Words – Cascade Poem

For the cascade poem, a poet takes each line from the first stanza of a poem and makes those the final lines of each stanza afterward. Beyond that, there are no additional rules for rhyming, meter, etc.

Celer, Silens, Mortalis

I am a black spectre,
A swift and silent wraith,
Shadowless and unseen…

Whittled Words – Fib Poem

Fibonacci poetry was founded by Gregory K. Pincus as a 6-line poem that follows the Fibonacci sequence for syllable count per line.

Whittled Words – Awdl Gywydd Poem

I love Welsh forms, because they tend to rhyme and this form includes the challenge of internal rhymes.

Tattoo

The canvas we own,
Painted by artisan’s hand,
That cannot be bought or sold…

Whittled Words – Chant Poem

The chant poem is about as old as poetry itself. In fact, it may be the first form poetry took.

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