Poetry Nuts & Bolts


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Discuss poetic techniques, forms and styles, hints and tips. (Please do not post poetry for critique here other than specific examples to aid discussion).

  1. Sticky Thread Important: ABOUT NUTS & BOLTS

    Started by TL Murphy, December 17th, 2019 10:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    December 17th, 2019, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Important: Poem & Epistle: understanding the metaphor’s use

    Started by RHPeat, July 29th, 2017 10:32 AM
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    metaphors, poetry, understanding metaphors
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,377
    August 11th, 2017, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Important: The Metaphorical And The Conceit (part II)

    Started by RHPeat, July 28th, 2017 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 854
    July 29th, 2017, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Important: The Metaphorical & The Conceit (Glossary )

    Started by RHPeat, July 28th, 2017 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 932
    July 29th, 2017, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Important: The Metaphorical And The Conceit (part I)

    Started by RHPeat, July 28th, 2017 10:08 PM
    poetry, poetry discussion, poetry forum, the conceit. metaphors
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 785
    July 28th, 2017, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  1. I, me, he and I

    Started by TL Murphy, March 21st, 2020 02:19 PM
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    • Replies: 12
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    March 24th, 2020, 05:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
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    March 21st, 2020, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  2. Abstract - concrete

    Started by Darren White, January 26th, 2020 06:00 PM
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    • Replies: 25
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    March 12th, 2020, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  3. Syntax of Poetry to reduce time correcting.

    Started by Theglasshouse, October 3rd, 2013 01:48 PM
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    • Replies: 12
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    March 9th, 2020, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  4. The problem of ‘Intention’

    Started by Tirralirra, January 26th, 2020 10:27 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    January 26th, 2020, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  5. Literary Devices: Using Sounds -Sibilance, Alliteration etc. ?

    Started by PiP, January 5th, 2020 10:48 PM
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    • Replies: 12
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    January 26th, 2020, 07:24 AM Go to last post
  6. limericks

    Started by Olly Buckle, December 7th, 2019 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    January 25th, 2020, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  7. Narrative poetry

    Started by midnightpoet, July 4th, 2017 04:15 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    narrative poetry, poetry, writing poetry
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 3,368
    January 4th, 2020, 11:51 AM Go to last post
  8. PROOFREADING: HOW TO DO IT RIGHT

    Started by clark, December 20th, 2019 08:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 498
    December 20th, 2019, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  9. Writing Poetry: Abstract vs Concrete Imagery and Specificity

    Started by Ariel, September 30th, 2016 11:15 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 11,765
    August 17th, 2019, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  10. Haiku v Senryu

    Started by PiP, January 24th, 2019 05:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,086
    January 26th, 2019, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  11. iambic versus trochee, does it matter?

    Started by EmmaSohan, April 21st, 2018 02:13 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    June 19th, 2018, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  12. Sonnets (Being Technical?)

    Started by candid petunia, April 25th, 2011 06:41 PM
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    • Replies: 17
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    May 31st, 2018, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  13. A question or two if I may

    Started by LeeC, January 5th, 2018 04:13 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
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    March 9th, 2018, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  14. Poetry resources

    Started by Theglasshouse, December 24th, 2017 02:45 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 778
    December 26th, 2017, 01:40 AM Go to last post
  15. What is a Triolet?

    Started by PiP, September 1st, 2017 12:54 PM
    poetry, triolet, triolet form
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 944
    September 1st, 2017, 02:20 PM Go to last post
  16. Prose poems - which type do you prefer?

    Started by PiP, August 20th, 2017 12:27 AM
    poetry dicussion, poetry forum, prose poem
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,494
    August 22nd, 2017, 02:20 PM Go to last post
  17. What makes prose a poem?

    Started by PiP, May 6th, 2017 09:11 PM
    9 Pages
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    prose poem, prose poetry
    • Replies: 81
    • Views: 9,648
    August 13th, 2017, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  18. Epigram

    Started by Ariel, June 2nd, 2017 10:36 PM
    2 Pages
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    epigram, poetry, poetry discussion, poetry forum
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,479
    August 6th, 2017, 07:50 PM Go to last post
  19. HOW METAPHORS 'WORK' IN POETRY V

    Started by clark, August 3rd, 2017 10:19 PM
    metaphor, poetic devices, poetry discussion, simile
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,312
    August 4th, 2017, 12:54 PM Go to last post

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