Rhythm and Rhyme Workshop

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  • Rookie Goldy Locks (6/21/2007 5:50:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    The Miracle of Death

    The miracle of death is precise like the law.
    Our bodies will decompose in their natural elements.
    Perhaps we'll meet as underground streams,
    as humus and salt at the roots of a plant
    that will flourish and open its petals,
    astounding everything with its anonymous beauty.
    Our bones will blossom . . . .

    ...............................................*But the souls?
    poor aerial creatures, they'll wander the clouds,
    forever separate and never whole.

    by Moikom Zeqo | I Don't Believe in Ghosts
    Copyright © 2007 BOA Editions

    * are spaces where each period signifies an enter mark.

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  • Rookie Benny S. (6/20/2007 5:11:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I was wondering if anybody knew of any way to... 'feel'... iambic pentameter. I've been trying to do different forms, and a sonnet is what I thought of first, but I'm having trouble with iambic pentameter. I know what it is, definition-wise, but it's hard to 'feel' it... do you know what I mean? Can anybody help?

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    • Rookie Tired of Being Exploited (6/22/2007 2:22:00 PM) Post reply

      I strongly suggest this article for a quick run up on the feel. Remember that the Iambic Pentameter was the common structure of everyday English during the 17-18th centuries. They came by it naturally ... more

  • Rookie Real Girl (6/14/2007 3:21:00 PM) Post reply

    La la la la fa fa fa fa ra ra ra ra
    may day lay pay
    cry my lie tie
    low toe no know

  • Rookie - 14 Points Josie Whitehead (6/14/2007 9:26:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Could anyone tell me how this is a workshop please?

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    • Rookie - 14 Points Ernestine Northover (6/19/2007 3:39:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      It used to be Rosie, but now people use it to flog their own poems, which is very boring. They put them on all the Forums, whether or not they are the correct type of thing for that Forum. I tried onc ... more

  • Rookie the poet (6/13/2007 8:21:00 AM) Post reply

    hi everyone, i would like to thank those who have spent their valuable time reading my poems. i hope those who have not will stop by my page and read some of my poems. your comments are very much appreciated! ! ! Thanks everyone and have a beautiful, wonderful and nice day! ! !


  • Rookie Gisele Paterson (6/9/2007 11:00:00 AM) Post reply

    Bashing through the forest
    never felt so hopeless
    Where are you MJ?
    somewhere out there, are you ok?

    I miss your scent
    I long for your rants
    Your presence
    give me assurance

    Come back to me
    your face I want to see
    all your features too
    I miss you.

  • Rookie Viviana Torres (6/6/2007 6:19:00 PM) Post reply

    This is supposed to be the rythm workshop? I dont see much point in extracting literature from cutting yourself or pooping in front of crowds. I just thought this would be hosted by someone from the site. Take care, everyone.

  • Rookie Rick Crews (5/16/2007 9:30:00 AM) Post reply

    im adopted and special edd,
    my name is jiffy,
    i have three fingers,
    and i was the star of the ringer,

  • Rookie Amanda Norton (4/20/2007 6:04:00 PM) Post reply

    hello everyone.... I have been on here for a few months now.... I would like for you to check out my poems... I really don't rhyme... but it happens.. mine work has more of a rhythm... so please check it out... and lend me your ear.. well eyes...

  • Rookie Dylan Barker (4/11/2007 12:33:00 PM) Post reply

    would you read poems by me? i would appreciatte it.

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