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A Soldier’s Wealth

Another Octain, I think. It seems as though this form is addictive. Not sure why I like it so much…possibly the internal rhyme element… A Soldier’s Wealth Soldiers’ wealth is not measured by the size of their salary, but by … Continue reading

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Now it’s High Octains…

Having struggled with Octains last week, this week’s task for the One Stop Poetry.com ‘form Monday’ is a High Octain – twice as hard – at least. Jingle poetry’s theme of Sketches, Images, Impressions was a starting point. Goethe’s ‘Behaviour … Continue reading

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Rhyming, double dactyls and now pantoums.

This week has seen me chopping and changing between different forms of poetry. On Monday at One Stop Poetry Gay Cannon had us looking at and trying rhyme schemes. I posted English Seaside (https://sallyjblackmore.co.uk/2011/05/09/playing-with-rhyme/). I had some great feedback, as … Continue reading

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