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B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Tanaga – December 18, 2015

‍‌‍ Greetings from Paloma! For this week I’d like us to return to the Tanaga for our inspiration. The tanaga is a Filipino poem passed down through oral tradition. It consists of four lines … Continue reading

December 19, 2015 · 18 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – The Circular Poem – December 12, 2015

Hello, Bastet here for a new episode of B&P. (First of all, I’d like to remind everyone that at the side of the page here you will find an updated … Continue reading

December 12, 2015 · 17 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Pleiades – December 5, 2015

‍‌‍ Greetings from Paloma! For this week I’d like us to look at a form called the Pleiades. A Pleiades is a 7 line poem created by Craig Tigerman.  It is named after the … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · 11 Comments

B&P Shadorma & Beyond – The Hay(na)ku – November 28, 2015

Hello World, this is Bastet presenting another poetic form. As you can see by our title, the form I’m presenting is called ‘The Hay(na)ku‘ and it’s a fairly recently created … Continue reading

November 28, 2015 · 30 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 Bop – November 14, 2015

Hello World. Today we’re going to look into a fairly recently created poetic form called The Bop.  It was created by poet Afaa Michael Weaver, an American poet (born in … Continue reading

November 14, 2015 · 26 Comments

B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Shadorma Pair – November 7, 2015

‍‌ Greetings from Paloma! For this week I’d like us to simplify and look at paired shadormas.  As you remember, the shadorma is a non-rhyming six-line poem with a syllable count of … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · 26 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 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’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