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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



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


Verse: Like the swan

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


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


being believed

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

- Rebecca Solnit, Savage Dreams


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