Poetry Nuts & Bolts


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Writing Forum: Poetry Nuts & Bolts

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: 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
  2. Sticky Thread Important: The Metaphorical & The Conceit (Glossary )

    Started by RHPeat, July 28th, 2017 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 931
    July 29th, 2017, 06:23 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 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
  5. Sticky Thread Important: ABOUT NUTS & BOLTS

    Started by TL Murphy, December 17th, 2019 10:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 603
    December 17th, 2019, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  1. Writing Poetry: Abstract vs Concrete Imagery and Specificity

    Started by Ariel, September 30th, 2016 11:15 PM
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 11,764
    August 17th, 2019, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  2. 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
  3. Appearance and Reality: Who is the “I” in a Poem?

    Started by PiP, November 24th, 2016 06:48 PM
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    • Replies: 15
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    November 28th, 2016, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  4. Punctuation and Poetry (or lack of)

    Started by PiP, September 1st, 2016 09:40 PM
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    • Replies: 48
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    September 23rd, 2016, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  5. Writing Poetry: End-Stops, Enjambment, and Caesura

    Started by Ariel, December 10th, 2016 12:15 AM
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    • Replies: 29
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    December 17th, 2016, 04:43 AM Go to last post
  6. Tanka Town

    Started by Vitaly Ana, December 30th, 2012 08:23 PM
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    February 28th, 2013, 08:50 PM Go to last post
  7. Rhyming poetry

    Started by escorial, June 27th, 2013 05:22 PM
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    • Replies: 48
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    May 3rd, 2016, 08:51 AM Go to last post
  8. Prose vs Poetry: What's The Diff?

    Started by RonPrice, March 17th, 2007 11:34 AM
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    • Replies: 12
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    May 11th, 2015, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  9. What sound does running water make?

    Started by JenHLewis, November 30th, 2015 11:52 PM
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    • Replies: 12
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    December 5th, 2015, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  10. Writing Poetry: Syllabic Meter

    Started by Ariel, September 1st, 2016 10:25 PM
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    • Replies: 31
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    September 18th, 2016, 10:46 PM Go to last post
  11. Cool Teach me Metaphore

    Started by Chiefspider, June 17th, 2011 01:37 AM
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    • Replies: 11
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    July 29th, 2017, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  12. Exploraform: Haiku

    Started by Ariel, April 13th, 2016 12:36 AM
    2 Pages
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    haiku, haiku poetry day, nationalpoetrymonth
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,300
    April 17th, 2016, 07:14 PM Go to last post
  13. Writing Poetry: Kenning

    Started by Ariel, December 2nd, 2016 03:00 PM
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,168
    December 5th, 2016, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  14. Writing Poetry: Assonance

    Started by Ariel, August 1st, 2016 02:52 PM
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    • Replies: 26
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    August 20th, 2016, 02:40 PM Go to last post
  15. 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
  16. Writing Poetry: Free Verse

    Started by Ariel, November 2nd, 2016 04:32 PM
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    • Replies: 23
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    February 21st, 2017, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  17. Writing poetry...

    Started by H.Brown, December 20th, 2016 12:13 AM
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    • Replies: 25
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    January 12th, 2017, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  18. Metaphors

    Started by PiP, February 16th, 2016 08:51 PM
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    • Replies: 26
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    May 3rd, 2016, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  19. Narrative poetry

    Started by midnightpoet, July 4th, 2017 04:15 PM
    4 Pages
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    narrative poetry, poetry, writing poetry
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 3,368
    January 4th, 2020, 11:51 AM Go to last post
  20. [square brackets in poem titles]

    Started by Phil Istine, January 11th, 2016 06:28 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,312
    January 11th, 2016, 10:50 PM Go to last post

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