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B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Shadorma and Quatrain – June 4th, 2016

Today I am jumping in (stumbling would be more apt) for Jen! I am no expert when it comes to forms and write almost exclusively freestyle poetry but I thought … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · 5 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Shadorma: Leaves – May 28, 2016

◊ Hello everyone!  This is Paloma, greeting you from B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond. For this week I would like you to write a condensation of Sara Teasdale’s poem, “Leaves”, in Shadorma form. … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · 6 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Tanaga, Revisited – May 14, 2016

◊ Hello everyone!  This is Paloma, greeting you from B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond. For this week you have the choice of writing a shadorma (a non-rhyming six-line poem in 3/5/3/3/7/5), or … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · 8 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond

Hello, Bastet here. Last week whilst commenting with one of our writers I mentioned the Kyrielle Sonnet and she hadn’t heard about it … I think perhaps we’ve already done … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · 28 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – The Twenty-Eight – November 21, 2015

Greetings from Paloma! For this week we will look at the shadorma once again (a non-rhyming form in 3/5/3/3/7/5  syllables) and the Twenty Eight, created by J. Lapis of Dark Light … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · 27 Comments

B&P Shadorma and Beyond – The Oddquain – October 10, 2015

Greetings! Welcome to B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond.  For today you may write a shadorma (an unrhymed poem with a syllable count of 3/5/3/3/7/5), or an “oddquain“. An oddquain is a … Continue reading

October 10, 2015 · 28 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Free Verse – September 26, 2015

Greetings! For this week, let’s sample some freedom! Sometimes the muses need structure; sometimes they need to run free. So for this week, please write a free verse poem of … Continue reading

September 26, 2015 · 27 Comments

B&P Shadorma and Beyond – The Epitaph – August 29, 2015

  Greetings! For this week we have an opportunity to use a heavy dose of humor – or to look deep inside ourselves. Let’s look at the Epitaph.  You may … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 20 Comments

B&P Shadorma and Beyond – The Troiku – August 22, 2015

Hello Folks! I was looking for a new form to introduce, and wrote a very complicated feature about the Canzone … a form loved by Dante, but then I was … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · 38 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – August 14, 2015 – Joseph’s Star

♦ Welcome to B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond! For this week I am continuing to review forms we’ve used in the past.   Let’s look again at the Joseph’s Star.   The Joseph’s … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · 36 Comments