Daily Archives: May 8, 2014

The Boy Who Dreamt In Blue

Poetic Asides #261 “The Boy Who______” Replace the blank and make it the title of your poem.   Ground swirled in delft, darker than the skythat stretched out arms of baby blue.Sometimes he dreamt of the sea.Waves of aquamarine,splashed sapphire … Continue reading

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Into a Tale

  INFORM POETS – WRAPPED REFRAIN The Wrapped Refrain, created by Jan Turner, consists of 2 or more stanzas of 6 lines each; Meter: 8,8,8,8,12,12 and Rhyme Scheme: a,a,b,b,c,c. Refrain rule: In each stanza the first 4 syllables (or 4 single-syllable … Continue reading

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A Child’s Resilience

Poets United Midweek Motif ~ Children Ask yourself, how much resilience does a child have, and if there is a point from which they cannot bounce back. Schoolgirls simply trying to get an education set upon by fanatics, cruel soldiers … Continue reading

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