Ned sat down to eat an elephant. He knew he could do it and live to tell of it. So with salt, pepper, a knife and a fork, he blessed his huge supper and started to work. Ned started at … Continue reading
I really want to get a grasp on the world of poetry as a whole so I’m working on exploring various forms ranging from the structured Villanelle to the lax free verse. In the past, I’ve written some stuff that … Continue reading
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A Sestina, a complex poetic form where the last words of each line rotate in a specific order Hello World The Various Phases of a Lifetime Birth. Eyes open wide to the world. “Hello world.” “Welcome birth.” I react to … Continue reading
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Tagged birth, christ, christianity, Creative Writing, death, folk, folk poetry, Hello World, iamic, life, Poems, Poetry, redemption, Reflections, salvation, saving, second birth, Sestina, Stages of Life, world
‘a sonnet for the junk food writer’ to be digested ‘Chew and swallow’ or ‘God forsaken’ clichés Your stale ideas are ‘chipped off the old block’ ‘Average Joes‘ ‘shoot for the moon’ through a phrase Loud recitations. ‘tick-tock.’ “Shut up … Continue reading
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Tagged bitter, cliche, cliches, Creative Writing, english 235, historic, iambic, junk food, pentameter, Poetry, Sonnet
Wake up, Work, Sleep. Every day the same. To do’s, Own you. I think I’ll move to Spain
Shall I go to war?
Answer in authoritative tone.
Shall I take up this sword? Continue reading
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Tagged Chris, Chris Kaspar, folk poetry, folksy, Kaspar, lore, peasant, poem, Poetry, Shall I go to war, twixt, Villanelle