Whittled Words – Byr A Thoddaid Poem

If you couldn’t tell from the name, the byr a thoddaid is a Welsh form (like the gwawdodyn). And true to most Welsh forms, it is a good challenge.

Whittled Words – Quatern Poem

Today, we try our hands at a new (to me) French poetic form that incorporates a refrain like in a Villanelle, and eight-syllable lines like in a Kyrielle.

Whittled Words – Rhupunt Poem

The rhupunt has some variability to it, but also some rigid rules as well.

Whittled Words – Alphabet Poem

Today, I want to cover the fun and creativity of the alphabet poem. There are many variations of alphabet poems.

December Leaves

With reds and golds and yellow hues
The autumn trees paint a vivid view

Whittled Words – Echo Poem

Unlike many of the poetic forms we examine on this blog, echo verse has a one fairly simple rule: Repeat the end syllable(s) of each line. No other rules.

Whittled Words – Cascada Veinte Poem

Well, we all knew it would eventually lead to this. I have tried my hand at creating a new form of poetry.

Whittled Words – Decima Poem

In Puerto Rico and other parts of Latin America, the decima is often sung and improvised. Those who write and perform decimas are known as decimistas or deimeros.


We hand them a world in which little has changed.

Whittled Words – Trimeric Poem

I’ve really been having fun trying out new (to me) poetic forms recently, but I think the trimeric may be one of my favorites.

Harley Reborn

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