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Sonnet: The Hab at Night

A sonnet is a poem with 14 lines that begins with 3 quatrains and ends with a couplet. Can you name a famous sonnet writer?

July 24, 2013 Sian's Blog
A Mars Quatrain - by S. H. Proctor 0

A Mars Quatrain

Quatrains are a form of rhyming poetry that contains four lines. Rhyming patterns consist of AABB, ABAB, ABBA, and ABCB. For my Mars quatrain I

July 18, 2013 Sian's Blog
Free Verse Poem: Space
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Free Verse Poem: Space

Free verse is a form of poetry without rules of form, rhythm, meter, of rhyme. Here is my free verse poem about space. What do

July 10, 2013 Sian's Blog
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My Mars Rap: The Selection

Continuing with my poetry challenge – this week’s form was a real challenge: rap or spoken word.  I have no musical talent and I certainly can’t

July 02, 2013 Sian's Blog
My Habitat Shape Poem by S.H. Proctor 0

My Shape Poem: Habitat

A shape poem is a poetic form where the words form a visible picture on the page. The shape usually reflects the subject of the

June 26, 2013 Sian's Blog
My Mars Proverbs by S. H. Proctor 0

My Mars Proverbs

A proverb is a poetic form that uses rhyme, rhythm, and metaphors to provide vivid imagery and to teach moral lessons. Here are three proverbs

June 17, 2013 Sian's Blog
A Mars Limerick by S.H. Proctor 0

A Mars Limerick

A limerick is a poem with five lines and is often whimsical. Lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyme with each other and lines 3 and

June 15, 2013 Sian's Blog
My Mars Diamonte Poem web by S.H. Proctor
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My Mars Diamonte Poem

A diamonte poem is a diamond shaped poem with seven lines. It is similar to a cinquain. Here is the structure for each line: Line

June 10, 2013 Sian's Blog
A Mars Cinquain by Sian 0

A Mars Cinquain

A cinquain is a poem about a specific topic, consisting of 5 lines, and a required number of syllables. Line 1 = Title (noun) with

June 05, 2013 Sian's Blog
My Mars Tanka
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A Mars Tanka

A tanka is similar to a haiku. It is a Japanese form that has 5 lines and uses syllables instead of rhyme. Line 1 has

May 28, 2013 Sian's Blog
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