This is a poetry exercise for anyone in possession of a 20-sided die, it is easily modified for any-sized die for those looking to practice voltas. Step One. Make a list of twenty things you’ve done over the past week,… Read More »Academy Log: Volta D-20 for poetry.
Presumably, we all know a poem when we see one, but how do we know? Over the course of this series you’ve been spoonfed the F4Q, the Fundamental 4 Questions that every poem answers. What is the form of the poem, open or shut? Who is the voice of… Read More »Academy Log: What is poetry, again?
Well, there 3 types of verse: Rhyming verse is so called because — you guessed it — it rhymes. There are many poetic forms which are structured around a rhyme scheme; but, I’m linking to Nursery Rhymes because if you ever lose the taste for them then why bother… Read More »Academy Log: What type of verse is it?