Tag Archives: Poetry

Letter to the Past

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Dear Jessie/JWalk/Sass/Ms Jessica, I haven’t thought about you in a long time, and for that I’m sorry.  There haven’t been any reasons in the last few years to give you any consideration, but now I realize just how long it’s … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, November

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How dearly I’ve missed thee. If you’ll remember, I wrote an ode to November last year as an assignment in my creative writing class in the last quarter of undergrad.  If you feel so inclined, it can be read and … Continue reading

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Change of Pace


First, the number of views on Tuesday’s post was wonderful.  I hope people had a chance to check out Kiva.org.  Go here to see what the hype’s all about. Second, I was talking recently with Cullen about my plan for … Continue reading

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Odes Are Oh So Awesome


Recently, I’ve had odes on the brain.  I wrote this particular one about two weeks ago as an extra assignment for our poetry section in class and I turned it in for credit but didn’t use it in my portfolio.  … Continue reading

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Practice in Repetition: A Pantoum

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For the third poem, we were given the option of writing a villanella, pantoum, or sestina – all of which deal in repetition, either with specific words or entire lines.  The pantoum contains four or more quatrains (four-line stanzas) and … Continue reading

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A Shakespearean Sonnet for Winter


After talking with some friends and family, I have thought more about the reasons I started this blog.  Most importantly, I want it to be a place I can share my creative experiments and get feedback; but I also see … Continue reading

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Word Game in a Poem


This blog has been in the works for over a year – initially, I planned on discussing my experiences with Greek and Latin here, which I may still do, but I have now found a different focus.  (For more information, … Continue reading

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