Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice – First of the Month Challenge # 185

Thanks for all of the amazing poetry! You guys are the best! The first of the month Poet's Choice challenge participants are listed below: 1.Padre10.anita dawes19.Cheryl2.Jude11.Kim20.Merril D. Smith3.Dave Madden12.Tina Stewart Brakebill21.Colleen Chesebro4.Trent McDonald13.Tessa Dean22.Sally Cronin5.theindieshe14.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr23.D.G. Kaye6.Christine Bialczak15.Jules24.kittysverses7.Pat R16.s. s.25.Marsha Ingrao8.willowdot2117.Elizabeth26.9.Kerfe Roig18.Sue Vincent   While Freyja's sleeping on my desk, take the time to visit … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice – First of the Month Challenge # 185

The Diatelle Poem | Merril D. Smith, Poetry Star

Merril Smith shares how to create a diatelle poem. Merril says: “The Diatelle is a fun, syllable counting form like the etheree with a twist. The syllable structure of the diatelle is as follows: 1/2/3/4/6/8/10/12/10/8/6/4/3/2/1, but unlike an ethere, has a set rhyme pattern of abbcbccaccbcbba. This poetry form may be written on any subject matter and … Continue reading The Diatelle Poem | Merril D. Smith, Poetry Star