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  • Oh that mondo is really so wise, mint! Love your take on the form :D I really enjoyed the villanelle too - my favourite lines were the magic in the ...

    Apr 15, 2024


  • 9. Colour Mixing The azure past is trickling through the trees as fuzziness of memory drifts by in little puffs of cloud and crystal wisps, in warm reflections from the ...

    Apr 12, 2024


  • Thanks and glad you like that one @RavenAkuma!

    Apr 12, 2024


  • (Under Construction) Poetic Devices to Work on Extended metaphor Alliteration - See: Sonnet 12 Quatrains, or how to make the most of them Double meaning - Tried this with 'Buck' ...

    Apr 10, 2024


  • Congrats!!

    Apr 9, 2024


  • 8. The fog over the river The fog over the river becomes part of the river. I steer a boat straight through and never seem to find you. The pinkest ...

    Apr 9, 2024


  • #napodeepdive 2021 Age, Life, Situation I was 19, in my first year of university. I spent most of my time online and was doing my courses by distance. One of ...

    Apr 8, 2024


  • 7. The Debt A pit invades the ground, the ragged sides and slope with cracks of its own. I can’t begin to fill it. The rain pours steady drops, eroding ...

    Apr 8, 2024


  • 6. The act of holding From you and you I learn the act of holding, I build no hold, but let all walls be gates, recalling how your windows breathe ...

    Apr 6, 2024


  • 5. For the Night is Good Enough You need no jewel hung to brighten darkening skies or make a relic new. The night will wake and swoop down from its ...

    Apr 6, 2024


  • Thanks so much @Rose! I'm glad you're getting some inspiration too - to write some of your own amazing poems :D Thanks so much for reading @alliyah! Good to know ...

    Apr 6, 2024


  • Sonnet 26 Tone: deferential Definitely written to a "lord", or is positioning the speaker as a vassal/ someone lower in rank. Cool wordplay with "duty" and "wit(ness)": Thy merit hath ...

    Apr 6, 2024


  • Attempt at writing indirectly I wouldn’t call them my universe. The stars are far from me, in space, in time, in verse – those ghostly lights. The pinks and reds, ...

    Apr 6, 2024


  • Hey mint! I'm really enjoying following along with your thread :D >> obsolete This is such a cool modern take on a ballad! I really like how you used repetition ...

    Apr 6, 2024


  • Hey Amaya! You're doing great coming up with all these poems! Just thought I'd pop by and comment on a few of them . . . 2. A Good Chocolate ...

    Apr 5, 2024


Memories, left untranslated, can be disowned; memories untranslatable can become someone else’s story.
— YiYun Li