Poem Series: Experimental Poetry Forms

On M. Sakran’s blog of and about poetry and poetry related things, there have been forty experimental poetry forms.  Thirty seven of the forms were by themselves, and three were part of post series.

As a commemoration of having forty experimental poetry forms on this blog, starting with Monday’s post, there will be forty posts, each with a poem, with each poem using one of the forty experimental poetry forms that have been on this blog.  The forms used will follow the order that the forms were shown on this blog.

During the forty posts, there may be some interrupting posts for things like milestones, pending publication items, published items, or something else that requires its own post.

The experimental poetry forms on this blog have been (and this is also the order the forms used will be in):

Three

Flows and Stops

Lines with internal rhymes

Symmetry

Five Couplets

52431

Underplay

Sprinkled salt

Simple Rhyming Pattern

Mixture

Orange

Brewed Tea

Random Rhyming

Starting Rhyme

8-4-6 ordering

Grouping

Free verse and one word rhymes

Alphabetical order rhyme

Indention

Two Stanzas

One hundred feet

The Letter E

Electrical Outlet

Rhyming and Indention

Stanzas, syllables and repeats

Mailbox

Fifteen one word lines

One line, fifteen or less words

Seven lines, random syllable counts, and a rhyming pattern

A list

Five sets of two

Filter

Paragraph of poems

5/15/15

Two coins

Alternating first and last rhymes

Acrostic matching and rhyming

Eight

Ham Sandwich

Hopping frog

Poem Series Voting Two

In January of this year there was voting available for a poem series on M. Sakran’s blog of and poetry and poetry related things.

This week there will be voting for a new series.  From today, March 16, 2015, through the end of the day Friday, March 20, 2015, readers can vote for the topic of a poem series.

The possible topics are:

The Sun, The Color Green, Coins, Carrots, and Sound

To vote on a topic, use the form below.  Click the button next to the chosen topic and click submit.

The topic with the most votes will be announced on Monday, March 23, 2015, and that will be the day the poem series begins.  The poems for the series will be posted on the blog from Monday, March 23, 2015 – Friday, March 27, 2015.

If no votes are cast during the voting time period, the topic will be chosen using a random method.  If there is a tie among winning topics, the topic will be chosen from among those topics using a random method.

Please vote.

Poem Series Voting Reminder

Today is the last day to vote for the subject of next week’s poem series on M. Sakran’s blog of and about poetry and poetry related things.

Voting is easy.

In the box below, simply type one of the five following words and click submit:

 Dogs

 Tanka (these poems won’t be about tankas, but will use the tanka form)

 Eyes

 Yesterday

 Cure

It is very simple.  Vote today.

As motivation to vote, here is one poem that incorporates all five of the subjects:

Yesterday morning,
the small dogs watched with bright eyes,
as the child hid,
from her mother who called her,
to come take her medicine.

Poem Series Voting

On M. Sakran’s blog of and about poetry and poetry related things, there have been three poem series.  The first was about space, the second was about weather, and the third was a series of rondeaux.  They all can be seen here: poem series (scroll down that page to see the poems).

Next week, Monday January 26th – Friday January 30th, there will be a new poem series on this blog.

The possible ideas include:

 Dogs

 Poems using the Tanka form

 Eyes

 Yesterday

 Cure

Starting today, and through the end of the day on January 23rd, 2015, readers can vote for which idea they would like the poem series to be about.  To vote, simply type one of the five ideas above into the box below:

For example, to see poems about Dogs, type Dogs in the box above.

Readers should only vote once (although there is no mechanism being used to restrict this) and should only vote for one of the five ideas above (other ideas won’t be counted).  No information other than the idea a reader wants to see the series about is needed to vote.

If there are no votes for the five items above, then one will be selected using a random method.  If there is a tie among winning ideas, the winning idea will be selected using a random method.

Please vote.