A few poetic forms I have experimented with.
A take on Blanchard Jerrold’s London: A Pilgrimage and an engraving by Gustave Dore. Edited 14/5/09
Than-Bauk has Burmese origins, it has three lines, each with four syllables. It has a falling or climbing rhyme. 1st line 4th syllable, 2nd line 3rd syllable and 3rd line 2nd syllable.
A Cinquain- And an invention of my own (sort of) an Acrostic Cinquain- And a Haiku.
This story illustrates a point Ewan made in Six Articles in Search of a character. This character kicked me out of the way and wrote her own story. I had meant it to be a comment on the NHS.
I wrote these for a challenge at UKA. If you want to find out more about them you will find it here http://www.noggs.dsl.pipex.com/vf/englyn.htm
More experiments for challenges. This one is a Burmese Climbing Rhyme, of sorts!
Pandering to my penchant for poetic forms I give you this, Pleiades. Each of the 7 line stanza starts with the letter that begins the title.
for an explanation of this poetic form, The Paradel See here http://www.abctales.com/node/524651
This is me experimenting with something different. I definitely DO NOT get this bored!!
A Sardonic peek at Rio, 'The River Of January' A piece of prose poetry Carnaval-Portugese spelling: Pivetes = Street Children
This was the first of two written for the same challenge as Luigi's My approach is much different though
2nd of my intricacy poems this one is an acrostic but reading diagonally down.
The curtal Sonnet invented by Gerald Manley Hopkins 1844/89. My feeble try at one