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Path of Heroes Sestina

(A sestina is a 7 stanza poem. The first 6 stanzas have 6 lines where the final word of each line is used in each position once.  It ends with a 3 line stanza with two of the words in … Continue reading

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The Knight of Draykcab (Sestina Style Poem)

Knuckles white as he grips his sword A layer of rust left by time The young knight takes a step Upon the warrior path Alone within the forest To stand against the shadows No protection from the shadows He depends … Continue reading

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Genre Jumper (Sestina Style)

He departs upon the road With pen clutched within his hand Never knowing his return Because his quest is a dream To be seen by the world Once he makes it real So many genres in the world Each a … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt #1: Bad Weather

This is a poetry prompt by We Drink Because We’re Poets.  Bad weather with the words Thunder, Lightning, and Wind.  Going to try a complicated Sestina: The storm rages all night Trees struck down with lightning Crackling, living fire Twisting … Continue reading

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Fall of the Dragon

The rain fell heavy upon the town. As the stranger drew his unused blade. A battle would ensue today. Hungry steel would meet a starving fire. Leaving carnage on the ground And ashes in the air.   The beast was … Continue reading

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