As much as I laud those who attack National Novel Writing Month with great zeal, I am a poet not a novelist. So in my own parallel to NaNoWriMo, I’ve decided to once again work my way through each of the poetic forms identified in my old standby resource, Lewis Turco’s Book of Forms: Revised Edition starting with the acrostic and ending with the virelai – hitting all the Irish, Welsh and other forms and meters along the way. I’ve done this in the past – I’ll try to post a poem a day, which may take us through the new year.
- Stars at Night: a sestinaTo look out at the stars at night against a distant tapestry of endless black, that seems to spread beyond our fickle sense of time …
- Communication for a New AgeThis is primarily an intro to several chains-of-thought that make up the bigger picture. They probably will not be chained together in this way once …
- Talking Loud and Saying NothingSink your teeth into a worn-out concept, like it was an old piece of shoe leather; worry it constantly, ’til its precepts are soaked with …
- Stars at Night: a sestina
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