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Poetry Challenge 19: Post Thy Poems… Or Wait a Week

Here we are on the starting date of our rhetorical figures poetry challenge. If you have a poem ready, you may post it below. Otherwise, you can wait a week or so with some of us who are still working. We’re starting slowly; we’re that sort of blog. In fact, I’m about to coin “Slow Literature” – did I, then? Let it be acknowledged a term nicer than euphemism and more honest than insult. Slow Literature is what we do around these parts. It’s like “slow cooking” and “slow thinking”.… Read more Poetry Challenge 19: Post Thy Poems… Or Wait a Week

Announcing the Next Poet’s Challenge

So I have been casting about for another challenge, to pursue in the following two weeks. We may return to the first-line challenge another time, but I want to try something a little different. This time, I am going to propose a set of rhymes, that a famous poet used in one of his poems. On Tuesday, June 17th I’ll post a poem I’ll have written using those rhymes, and I invite you all to do so as well. Mutual enjoyment and critique is proposed. Part of the fun will… Read more Announcing the Next Poet’s Challenge