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Poetry Madness: Day 2

Form: Epigram.

What it is: An epigram is a short, pithy saying, usually in verse, often with a quick, satirical twist at the end. Am epigram is more of a powerful dialogue than a poem as such, but there are no fixed patterns for it. 156 more words

Poetry

Ficklery

I swore in the shower,
To write no more poetry.
My oath held but an hour,
‘Til my hand turned to coquetry.

Poetry And Verse

Nollie Nostalgia

When I think back to the old skating days,
The abuse we’d get would wash over in waves.
Occasionally they’d get to us and our moods would plummet, 15 more words

NaPoWriMo

Verse: Like the swan

Hello,
I’d like to share a verse with you .. please enjoy.
This is not something I wrote myself, it comes from an old book – Wings of Power. 93 more words

Writing

Mart. 10.47: Vitam quae faciant beatiorem

Vitam quae faciant beatiorem,
iucundissime Martialis, haec sunt:
res non parta labore, sed relicta;
non ingratus ager, focus perennis;
lis numquam, toga rara, mens quieta; … 144 more words

Poetry

being believed

“Being true means nothing in the country of the imagination, and being believed means everything.”

- Rebecca Solnit, Savage Dreams

Epigram

Martial and his Epigrams

Martial was a Hispanic Roman poet. He published his story in 12 books of epigrams.

He was born in 40 A.D. and died somewhere in 102-104 A.D. 163 more words