Whittled Words – English Sonnet

~~~ Welcome to the weekly series, Whittled Words. A series highlighting the innumerable types and styles of poetry to challenge any creative wordsmith. If you are new to writing poetry, I hope you will find something that sparks your pen to paper and brings out your own inner poet. For the seasoned poets, I hope … Continue reading

Tuesday Tidbits #122

A world of whimsical witticisms with worth.

Whittled Words – Luc Bat Poem

The Luc Bat is a Vietnamese poetic form that means “six-eight.” In fact, the poem consists of alternating lines of six and eight syllables.

Tuesday Tidbits #121

A windfall of wanton wit about written words.

Whittled Words – Ae Freislighe Poem

I think part of the reason I find Irish forms so difficult is that the rhymes can be so intense, and that is definitely the case with the Ae Freislighe (pronounced – ay fresh-lee).

Tuesday Tidbits #120

A jumble of jotted jingles judiciously jovial.

Whittled Words – Haibun Poem

The haibun is the combination of two poems: a prose poem and haiku.

Tuesday Tidbits – #119

A copious collection of comments on creative composition.

Whittled Words – Stornello Poem

The stornello is an Italian tercet (or 3-line stanza) form with 11 syllables per line and an AAA end rhyme.

Tuesday Tidbits #118

An inundation of innocuous idioms about incessant ink.

Flannel with Faith

Embracing imperfection with faith, flannel, & fresh air

JaZzArt en València

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

Suicide Squeeze

Often Misunderstood

The Poetorium at Starlite

An Open Mic & Poetry Show

Rtistic

I speak my heart out.

Harley Reborn

♠️Rip It Up & Start Again♥️

D.C. Gilbert

Award-winning Author, Veteran

Rum and Robots

We Survived and Arrived - Now as Warriors We Thrive

I didn't have my glasses on....

A trip through life with fingers crossed and eternal optimism.

Perception

A journey into the labyrinth of my sceptical mind.

Pete Springer

Passionate Teacher and Future Children's Author