Poetry Styles

Old Castle

Dark night, yelping fox flying bats, dry leaves, weak steps sends chills down the spine   Pic courtesy : Photo by Daniel Morris on Unsplash

Dignity for All

Every heart that beats Deserves moments to be loved, Respected and cared. Photo by Jiroe (Matia Rengel) on Unsplash

Tangy Tangy

Your tanginess... Ahh.. Arouses all the taste buds. Aren't you just too great?


A pensee poem is a five-line, non rhyming patterned poem. Topic: writer’s choice Rhyme Scheme: non-rhyming Syllable count: line: 1 – 2 syllables line: 2 – 4 syllables line: 3 – 7 syllables line: 4 – 8 syllables line: 5 – 6...


The Sedoka is originally a musical poem which the Japanese used to sing. Rhyme Scheme: abbacd Syllable Count: 5-7-7-5-7-7


The Imayo is a 4-line Japanese poem that has 12 syllables in each line. There is a planned caesura (or pause) between the first 7 syllables and the final 5, which means each line...


The triversen is a loose form of sentence-long tercets developed by William Carlos Williams (or "The Red Wheelbarrow" and Paterson fame). The rules of Triversen are Each stanza equals one sentence. Each sentence/stanza breaks into...

List Poetry

A list poem features an inventory of people, places, things, or ideas organized in a special way. Often the title says what the list is about. It does not necessarily need to include rhythm...

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