Questions tagged [poetry]

Short form writing, often focused on the aesthetics of words as much as the meaning. This tag should be used for any questions relating to poems, including poetry formatting and technique, poetry critiques, and the publishing of poetry.

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How do you use interjections effectively in poetry?

How do you use interjections effectively in poetry? I am wondering when and where you can use the interjection O. One thing I noticed is that O is often optional, and is used when we refer to a person ...
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Paragraph break in poetry

I am translating an essay on translation of poetry. In this bit: Allegria di naufragi (Joy of Shipwrecks, 1919), established what remains for many people the quintessential Ungaretti poem: short lines,...
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A word for "Poetic Sentence"

(Sorry for any English mistakes) I'm looking for a word or poetry genre to describe short free-form lyrical and poetic sentence / verse / paragraph. Something like "free form Haiku", but ...
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Are plural form of a noun considered to be a weak rhymes?

Are plural form of a noun considered to be a weak verb? Let's say you use "lions" and then use the same word in singular "lion", are these two considered to be weak rhymes or not ...
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What are different techniques used to change the structure of a poem aside inversion?

What are different techniques used to change the structure of a poem aside inversion? I know you can change the word order with inversion, but I am wondering if there are other techniques to change ...
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What is this line's meter?

Pardon the stupid question... Does the line below have a standard/classic (accentual) meter, and if so what is it called? NASty ASpect, inCURable MUG
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One liners in poems and ways of creating variations

I usually like to write one-liners when I can't think of anything particularly good to write. These one-liners are somewhat independent sentences that are written in a single verse. Here's an example: ...