Poetry Discussion


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Writing Forum: Poetry Discussion

Discuss poetic techniques, forms and styles. Please do not post poetry for critique here.

  1. Sticky Thread Important: Common Forms of Poetry Described in Detail

    Started by astroannie, May 13th, 2014 02:06 AM
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    September 2nd, 2014, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Important: Basics of Free Verse Poetry

    Started by Achilles, June 19th, 2006 08:18 PM
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  1. Does the poem stand alone from the poet?

    Started by Olly Buckle, November 19th, 2019 01:48 AM
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    November 20th, 2019, 05:50 PM Go to last post
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    November 19th, 2019, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  2. Should a poem be defensible?

    Started by TL Murphy, December 22nd, 2018 03:42 AM
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    November 19th, 2019, 01:34 AM Go to last post
  3. Cliches -- (why) are they bad?

    Started by astroannie, October 19th, 2017 11:33 AM
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    November 19th, 2019, 12:52 AM Go to last post
  4. Can a computer write a poem?

    Started by TL Murphy, October 17th, 2018 02:14 AM
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    November 19th, 2019, 12:47 AM Go to last post
  5. AN 'ABSTRACT' POEM: WRITING & STUDY

    Started by clark, August 19th, 2019 12:05 AM
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    November 18th, 2019, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  6. C.S Lewis not a good poet according to a documentary

    Started by lumino, February 1st, 2019 03:36 PM
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    November 2nd, 2019, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  7. Are Poets Crazy?

    Started by PiP, October 21st, 2017 12:17 PM
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    November 1st, 2019, 04:07 AM Go to last post
  8. Feet in Blank Verse

    Started by lumino, September 21st, 2019 05:02 PM
    feet, iambs, meter, rhythm, spondees
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    September 29th, 2019, 01:33 AM Go to last post
  9. Your ‘Work Rate’ - for want of a better term

    Started by badgerjelly, September 9th, 2019 10:25 AM
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    September 13th, 2019, 06:18 AM Go to last post
  10. Understanding poems

    Started by Phil Istine, August 13th, 2019 07:09 PM
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    September 9th, 2019, 09:24 AM Go to last post
  11. Writing Poetry: Abstract vs Concrete Imagery and Specificity

    Started by Ariel, September 30th, 2016 11:15 PM
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    August 17th, 2019, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  12. Recommended Epic Poems/Poets/Collections/Criticsm

    Started by Bard_Daniel, June 1st, 2019 03:23 AM
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    July 3rd, 2019, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  13. My Why... why why why...

    Started by Firemajic, May 1st, 2019 10:13 PM
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    June 19th, 2019, 07:59 AM Go to last post
  14. What is Poetry

    Started by Nellie, May 19th, 2010 08:16 PM
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    June 14th, 2019, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  15. Please help me find great poems!

    Started by EnglishmanRob, June 13th, 2015 12:40 PM
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    June 1st, 2019, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  16. Responsibility and Ambiguity

    Started by square root, August 5th, 2008 05:03 AM
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    April 11th, 2019, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  17. hip hop as poetry?

    Started by Rhymetravilla, May 28th, 2018 05:27 PM
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    February 19th, 2019, 02:56 AM Go to last post
  18. Haiku v Senryu

    Started by PiP, January 24th, 2019 05:14 PM
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    January 26th, 2019, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  19. Poetic License

    Started by Pelwrath, December 24th, 2017 05:01 PM
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    January 8th, 2019, 12:49 PM Go to last post

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