Monthly Archive: September 2013

Featured Poem 9/16 – “Sonnet 73” 0

Featured Poem 9/16 – “Sonnet 73”

Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare   That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined...

Poetic Forms Winner: Contronyms 0

Poetic Forms Winner: Contronyms

I decided to do something a bit different this time and introduced you all to contronyms, which are these fun little words which can be interpreted as having opposing meanings. There’s nothing better in a...

7 Online Writing Tools To Help You With Writing Gooder 0

7 Online Writing Tools To Help You With Writing Gooder

It’s hard to beat the old notepad and pen combo. The problem with computers is that it’s so easy to get distracted — you can go back and forth while you write, correcting typos...

What’s your favorite book? 5

What’s your favorite book?

There are a couple ways to think about which book is your favorite. Was it something interesting you read that changed your life? Or was it a deeply engrossing novel consisting of pure entertainment?...

Poetic Forms: Contronyms 2

Poetic Forms: Contronyms

Hello Everyone! Welcome to week eight of poetic forms, where every week I introduce a different type of poem and invite you to give it a go! As an added incentive to take part,...

Featured Poem 9/9 – “Ceriserie” 0

Featured Poem 9/9 – “Ceriserie”

Ceriserie by Joshua Clover   Music: Sexual misery is wearing you out. Music: Known as the Philosopher’s Stair for the world-weariness which climbing it inspires. One gets nowhere with it. Paris: St-Sulpice in shrouds. Paris:...

Poetic Forms Winner: Two Week Special 0

Poetic Forms Winner: Two Week Special

Hi everyone, if you haven’t discovered our latest two forms of poetry, don’t forget you can read up on them now! Over the last fortnight, there were two challenges available to attempt and that...