More fun with Greek metrics! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glyconic What is this? Every day I write a poem based on that day’s entry from the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. For more info about joining Medskerpedia, or to chat about it, email me!
DON’T—Talk trash about other writers, either in public or in private. This will only make you seem small and petty. Get back to your own work. DON’T—Complain about how your work isn’t getting published. No one likes a whiner. DON’T—Confuse arrogance for strength. DON’T—Make lists telling other people how to behave. They are smart enough… Continue reading Four Don’ts for Writers
This requires you to take lines from another poem (written by another poet) and work them into your own poem, in a very specific pattern. This is one of my favorite poems of the last few weeks. It turned out exceptionally well. Whose work inspired me? Allen Ginsberg and Walt Whitman. Curious yet? 😉 If… Continue reading Medskerpedia Day 516: Glosa
This one was inspired by the Aurora Australis and the Book of Revelation. Spinning stars and dark matter, black holes, religious trances... Loving it. If you would like to find out more about Medskerpedia, and access the poem for today, why not email me? EMAIL: email@example.com Until then... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossolalia
This one is a Part II of the ghazal ("guzzle") I wrote for Mpedia Day 103 (Arabic Poetry). This is a total winner, if I do say so myself. If you would like to find out more about Medskerpedia, and access the poem for today, why not email me? EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Until then... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghazal
This one is a little song I did, using the themes of gesellschaft. A little political, a little heartwarming... If you would like to find out more about Medskerpedia, and access the poem for today, why not email me? EMAIL: email@example.com Until then... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemeinschaft_and_Gesellschaft
I researched linguistics again for this one. Essentially it works in Germanic poetic structures (very close to English) into a poem I'd written a few years ago for Found Poetry Review's PULITZER REMIX project. The text is from Upton Sinclair's prize-winning novel Dragon's Teeth, about a young man becoming politicized during the onset of WWII… Continue reading Medskerpedia Day 512: Germanic Prosody