Stornello: Poetic Forms

Stornello: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the stornello, an Italian tercet form. Stornello Poems The stornello is an Italian tercet (or 3-line stanza) form with 11 syllables per line and an aaa end rhyme. It’s as simple as that!...
Zondervan: Spotlight Market

Zondervan: Spotlight Market

For this week’s spotlight market, we look at Zondervan (specifically the Zondervan Reflective and Zondervan Academic imprints), which is dedicated to Christian nonfiction publishing. Zondervan: Spotlight Market Zondervan is a Christian imprint of HarperCollins. Their...
Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 485

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 485

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a summer poem. For today’s prompt, write a summer poem. Simple as that. It can be about what summer means for you, just happen to...
WD Poetic Form Challenge: Zejel

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Zejel

The WD Poetic Form Challenge is your opportunity to write and share a poem (zejel this time around) for a chance to get published in the Poetic Asides column in Writer’s Digest. As we wind down the treochair poetic form challenge, let’s get started on a new one. This...
Casbairdne: Poetic Forms

Casbairdne: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the casbairdne, an Irish quatrain form. Casbairdne Poems The casbairdne is an Irish quatrain (or 4-line stanza) form that is packed full of poetic intrigue. Here are the basic...