“The Be Inspired” Weekly Writing Challenge #16

Dear all! Wishing everyone a wonderful day ahead! Well, The Be Inspired Weekly is back, now in its 16th Week…. isn’t it lovely? Never thought this idea would go this long way. But, really, nothing would have been possible without your support guys! I thank you all for that. Wanting to thank the writer who participated in the previous week challenge #15, which was to … Continue reading “The Be Inspired” Weekly Writing Challenge #16

Poetic Form of the Week – Monody

Readers, fellow bloggers & friends, I’m extremely sorry for the delay! This week’s Poetic form is “Monody” Well, A monody is a poem in which one person laments another’s death, as in Tennyson’s Break, Break, Break,or Wordsworth’s She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways. In poetry, the term monody has become specialized to refer to a poem in which one person laments another’s death. (In the context of ancient Greek literature, monody, μονῳδία could simply … Continue reading Poetic Form of the Week – Monody

Poetic Form of the Week – Ode

Readers, friends & fellow bloggers! This week’s Poetic form is “Ode”. “Ode” comes from the Greek aeidein, meaning to sing or chant, and belongs to the long and varied tradition of lyric poetry. Originally accompanied by music and dance, and later reserved by the Romantic poets to convey their strongest sentiments, the ode can be generalized as a formal address to an event, a person, or … Continue reading Poetic Form of the Week – Ode

Poetic Form of the Week – Epigram

Readers, friends & fellow bloggers! Wishing you all a wonderful & blessed week ahead! Well, its time for Monday poetic forms & this week’s poetic form is “Epigram” This poetic form is a bit rhymer types and is fun to write! I hope you all will like reading through this post. Happy Reading! An epigram is a short, pithy saying, usually in verse, often with … Continue reading Poetic Form of the Week – Epigram

Poetry Form of the Week – Triolet

Friends, readers & fellow bloggers! This week’s Poetry form is “Triolet”. I will be posting below how it is written and how it came into existence. I hope you all like it and enjoy! The triolet is a short poem of eight lines with only two rhymes used throughout. The requirements of this fixed form are straightforward: the first line is repeated in the fourth … Continue reading Poetry Form of the Week – Triolet

Poetic Form of the Week – Pantoum

Readers & Fellow Bloggers! Happy New Year to all of you. May you all shine with happiness! Today is Monday and so is the day of Poetry Forms. This week I would like to share with you all the technique and method to write a Pantoum. Well, this is a Malaysia-originated form and the following extract shows how it has come the long way. Have a … Continue reading Poetic Form of the Week – Pantoum

Poetic Form of the Week – Haibun

Readers! This week’s Poetic Form is Haibun. I hope you all like the reading and try the form on your own. Good luck! Happy reading:) Hello saguaro and barrel cactus. Hello sorghum and wheat field. Hello skyscraper and ballpark. Hello cherry tree and badger nest. Having moved several times throughout my childhood, from Chicago to Phoenix to western Kansas and Ohio and more, I have long … Continue reading Poetic Form of the Week – Haibun