Monthly Archive: September 2013

Featured Poem 9/30 – “Geese” 0

Featured Poem 9/30 – “Geese”

Geese by¬†Michael Shorb   Just north of Valley Falls rust mustard hue of fading autumn chills the marsh last storm of Canadian geese stuns the flyway imprinted engines of feathers and cries. I wonder...

Poetic Forms: Double Dactyl 5

Poetic Forms: Double Dactyl

Hello Everyone! Welcome to week ten of poetic forms! This is also going to be the last week for now so instead of having until Sunday to submit your poem, you have until the...

Word of the Week #32 0

Word of the Week #32

He’d hoped for a girlfriend possessing true kalon, but he ended up marrying Elen, who was a pig inside and out. kalon (noun)¬† 1. Physical and moral beauty.

Poetic Forms Winner: Lament 0

Poetic Forms Winner: Lament

Last week we looked at how to write a Lament, which is a very open form where the writer explores a feeling of loss or guilt. It’s a very emotion driven form of poetry,...

Plagiarism vs. Copyright Infringement 2

Plagiarism vs. Copyright Infringement

Plagiarism and copyright infringement often get confused together, which makes sense. The two are often used interchangeably, and they often pop up together. If you plagiarise something, you’ve probably also committed copyright infringement. However,...

Poetic Forms: Lament 2

Poetic Forms: Lament

Hello Everyone! Welcome to week nine 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,...