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: 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: Basics of Free Verse Poetry

    Started by Achilles, June 19th, 2006 08:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    June 19th, 2006, 08:18 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Important: Common Forms of Poetry Described in Detail

    Started by aj47, May 13th, 2014 02:06 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,956
    September 2nd, 2014, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  4. 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: 4,938
    August 11th, 2017, 11:37 AM 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: 2,295
    October 20th, 2020, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  6. 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: 1,858
    July 28th, 2017, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Important: The Metaphorical And The Conceit (part II)

    Started by RHPeat, July 28th, 2017 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,041
    July 29th, 2017, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  1. 5 min vid on prose or poetry

    Started by escorial, August 6th, 2016 10:07 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    September 2nd, 2016, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  2. A question or two if I may

    Started by LeeC, January 5th, 2018 04:13 AM
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    • Replies: 20
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    March 9th, 2018, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. Abstract - concrete

    Started by Darren White, January 26th, 2020 06:00 PM
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    • Replies: 28
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    April 25th, 2020, 04:20 AM Go to last post
  5. Acrostic

    Started by Ariel, May 1st, 2017 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,579
    May 2nd, 2017, 03:20 AM Go to last post
  6. Aliteration

    Started by EternalGreen, September 11th, 2020 06:32 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 550
    September 12th, 2020, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  7. Alliteration and Assonance

    Started by Phase, July 30th, 2015 09:41 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,490
    July 30th, 2015, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  8. 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
    • Views: 12,193
    November 28th, 2016, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  9. Blackout (Found) Poetry

    Started by PrinzeCharming, April 27th, 2016 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,191
    May 1st, 2016, 02:55 PM Go to last post
  10. Poll Poll: Blackout Poetry Session(s) in April

    Started by PrinzeCharming, March 28th, 2016 05:17 PM
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    • Replies: 23
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    April 7th, 2016, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  11. Books to have for Poets

    Started by James Hercules Sutton, February 4th, 2021 06:18 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    February 5th, 2021, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  12. Crimes Against Rhyme

    Started by Darkkin, November 1st, 2020 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 683
    November 22nd, 2020, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  13. Cool Difficulty With Meter

    Started by Saxon Violence, March 1st, 2013 05:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    April 6th, 2013, 11:58 AM Go to last post
  14. Do incomplete titles of the poems really work that way?

    Started by ritudimrinautiyal, February 2nd, 2021 04:46 AM
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 673
    February 6th, 2021, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  15. Do Poems Necessarily Have to Be Rhyming in the End?

    Started by count58, August 13th, 2014 02:39 AM
    poem, word count, word counters, writing advice
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,647
    August 27th, 2014, 05:30 AM Go to last post
  16. 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: 3,155
    August 6th, 2017, 07:50 PM Go to last post
  17. Poll Poll: Exploraform Super Sudden Death Match!

    Started by Ariel, March 29th, 2016 02:14 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,446
    April 12th, 2016, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  18. Exploraform: Ballade

    Started by Ariel, April 19th, 2016 06:06 PM
    ballade, national poetry month
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,725
    April 21st, 2016, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  19. Exploraform: Ghazal

    Started by Ariel, April 3rd, 2017 10:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,423
    May 23rd, 2017, 07:11 AM Go to last post
  20. Exploraform: Haiku

    Started by Ariel, April 13th, 2016 12:36 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    haiku, haiku poetry day, nationalpoetrymonth
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 5,318
    April 17th, 2016, 07:14 PM Go to last post

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