David, shares an excellent discussion on free verse poetry and other forms. What do you think? Comments are closed here, so please drop by David’s blog to continue the discussion. 💜
Experimenting with poetic forms
How long does it take you to write a poem that you’re truly proud of? For me, it usually takes a fair amount of time; and this has led me to a recent realization that I’d like to share.
My friends and readers know that I am constantly experimenting with sundry forms of poetry and rarely write free verse. This is not to say that I never employ free verse. I do- but not nearly as often as most poets I follow on WordPress on Twitter. Free verse really does seem to be king.
Mental exhaustion from ironing out poetic forms
Two poems I recently composed each took me a fair amount of time to complete.
The first of these was ‘Innocence lies, or: Winterwaits’, which I wrote in the ‘Diablo’ form, which I’d never attempted before. I find that trying out a new…
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