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B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – September 12, 2015 – Cut-Up Technique

‌‌ Welcome to B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond!  For this week I would like to introduce the Cut-Up Technique. ‌ Cut-Up Poetry is an experimental poetic form in which a poem … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 29 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

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Essence – July 18, 2015

◊ Greetings from Paloma! Welcome once again to B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond. For this week, we feature the work of Eyvind Earle and give you the option of writing a Shadorma … Continue reading

July 18, 2015 · 23 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – Kyoka

Hello Everyone. Today I thought we’d look at a rather special Japanese genre called kyoka.  It’s not considered a “proper” poetry form among the academics, even in this day and … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · 14 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – Bytelle – May 23, 2015

♦ Greetings from Paloma, with the latest edition of B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond. For this week you may write a shadorma – a non-rhyming sestet with a syllable count of … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · 44 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – Tetractys – May 16, 2015

Hello Everyone! Today I thought we’d look at the Tetractys – it’s another of the short poetry forms; invented by Ray Stebbing it consists of at least 5 lines of 1, … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 18 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – The Villanelle – May 2, 2015

Hello Folks! We’re smack dab in the middle of spring and I thought it’d be nice to visit an old friend; the Villanelle! “A villanelle is an ancient Italian pastoral … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · 33 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – The Baker Street – April 11, 2015

◊ Hello everyone!  This is Jen again, greeting you from B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond.  Thank you for participating in last week’s challenge! For this week, you have the choice of writing … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · 40 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – Ghazal – April 4, 2015

Hello Everyone, and before I begin, I thought I’d explain first of all our title change. As you know, some months ago Jen from ‘Blog it or Lose it!’ joined … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · 37 Comments