Tags » Formal Poetry

Strength Of Man

A strong man will not boast of his own worth
Nor will he carry weight to show his power,
In times of need is when he will come forth… 90 more words


The Chase

The other night I took a stroll
and came across a little hole
that looked as if it might be deep
enough to hold the hearty heap… 71 more words

Creative Writing

David Caplan: A Micro-Interview and Three Poems

David Caplan is the Charles M. Weis Chair in English at Ohio Wesleyan University and the author of four books of poetry criticism and poetry, most recently, … 954 more words


Me, At 9-Years-Old, On Homework

This is a short rhyme I wrote when I was 9-years-old. It is called “Homework” and was published in Calvert School‘s literary journal, The Calvert Silhouette. 29 more words

Timmy Reed

REBIRTH – a rondeau


My rondeau, a light and merry thought,
is given in the hope that nought
of ugliness will intervene
in sunlit meadow, no trouble sought
for my rondeau. 95 more words

Short Poetry


More for the  Phoenix Rising Poetry Guild rhyme-fest

The Song

pine-siskin © dave-wendelken

I am the song that sings that little bird—
the one just there, the brown one, yellow wings; 176 more words

Rhyming Poetry

More about Rhyme

The Phoenix Rising Poetry Guild (offshoot of much-missed Poetic Bloomings and Creative Bloomings) is currently focusing on rhyme.  It gives us a selection of rhyming forms to try – 433 more words

Rhyming Poetry