EIF Poetry Challenge #10: The Results

This week's challenge was to write a pantoum poem, which reads like a poetic waterfall. We have had another fantastic response to this challenge and I'm sure our judge and last week's winner, Nick Reeves had an unenviable task. Here is Nick, in his own words: Judge's Comments Oh, Pantoum! The word has been rolling... Continue Reading →

EIF Poetry Challenge #10: Pantoum

The pantoum is a poetic form which originated in Malaysia, where it was developed from the form pantun berkait, a series of quatrain stanzas within which the lines are intricately woven. I discovered this form for myself by reading poetry on WordPress, and it immediately appealed to me because of its lyrical nature, and its... Continue Reading →

Nature paints a picture #pantoum #poetry

Nature paints a picture in her beauty which we can only imitate in artnor can we match her bright majestic glorywith painted brushstrokes or the lines we write:  So we can only imitate in arta paltry shadow of nature's creationwith painted brushstrokes or the lines we writewe seek to match our natural fascination. A paltry shadow... Continue Reading →

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