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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: Basics of Free Verse Poetry

    Started by Achilles, June 19th, 2006 08:18 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Important: Common Forms of Poetry Described in Detail

    Started by aj47, May 13th, 2014 02:06 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    September 2nd, 2014, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  3. 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: 1,877
    July 28th, 2017, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Important: The Metaphorical And The Conceit (part II)

    Started by RHPeat, July 28th, 2017 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,063
    July 29th, 2017, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Important: The Metaphorical & The Conceit (Glossary )

    Started by RHPeat, July 28th, 2017 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,315
    October 20th, 2020, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  6. 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: 4,958
    August 11th, 2017, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Important: ABOUT NUTS & BOLTS

    Started by TL Murphy, December 17th, 2019 10:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,682
    December 17th, 2019, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  1. How Do You Write Haiku/Senyru?

    Started by Absolem, January 12th, 2017 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,666
    January 12th, 2017, 10:51 PM Go to last post
  2. Seen or heard?

    Started by andrewclunn, May 29th, 2020 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 779
    May 30th, 2020, 02:20 AM Go to last post
  3. Poll Poll: Upcoming: Exploraform

    Started by Ariel, March 23rd, 2016 01:58 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,274
    March 25th, 2016, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  4. Exploraform: Test Run; Cinquain

    Started by Ariel, March 29th, 2016 02:45 AM
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    • Replies: 10
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    April 3rd, 2016, 04:31 AM Go to last post
  5. Lightbulb Exploraform: Villanelle

    Started by Ariel, April 3rd, 2016 09:43 PM
    exploraform
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,259
    April 5th, 2016, 11:55 PM Go to last post
  6. Poll Poll: Exploraform Super Sudden Death Match!

    Started by Ariel, March 29th, 2016 02:14 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,453
    April 12th, 2016, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  7. Lightbulb Exploranique: Repetition

    Started by Ariel, April 3rd, 2016 09:57 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 837
    April 3rd, 2016, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  8. 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: 5,320
    April 17th, 2016, 07:14 PM Go to last post
  9. Exploraform: Ballade

    Started by Ariel, April 19th, 2016 06:06 PM
    ballade, national poetry month
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,734
    April 21st, 2016, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  10. Exploraform: Sijo

    Started by Ariel, April 26th, 2016 01:46 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,805
    May 1st, 2016, 11:11 AM Go to last post
  11. Writing Poetry: Assonance

    Started by Ariel, August 1st, 2016 02:52 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
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    August 20th, 2016, 02:40 PM Go to last post
  12. Writing Poetry: Line Breaks

    Started by Ariel, July 15th, 2016 03:20 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
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    July 17th, 2016, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  13. Writing Poetry: Syllabic Meter

    Started by Ariel, September 1st, 2016 10:25 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 6,471
    September 18th, 2016, 10:46 PM Go to last post
  14. Writing Poetry: Free Verse

    Started by Ariel, November 2nd, 2016 04:32 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,004
    February 21st, 2017, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  15. Writing Poetry: Kenning

    Started by Ariel, December 2nd, 2016 03:00 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,622
    December 5th, 2016, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  16. Writing Poetry: End-Stops, Enjambment, and Caesura

    Started by Ariel, December 10th, 2016 12:15 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 9,008
    December 17th, 2016, 04:43 AM Go to last post
  17. A Quick Word on Couplets: Writing Poetry

    Started by Ariel, January 25th, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    January 27th, 2017, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  18. Exploraform: Sestina

    Started by Ariel, February 17th, 2017 11:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,793
    March 5th, 2017, 05:21 PM Go to last post
  19. Exploraform: Kyrielle

    Started by Ariel, April 17th, 2017 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 706
    April 18th, 2017, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  20. Acrostic

    Started by Ariel, May 1st, 2017 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,583
    May 2nd, 2017, 03:20 AM Go to last post

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