Carpe diem means “seize the day;” therefore, the subject should be anything that makes you happy.
The Copla Real comes from 15th Century Spain. The name means “Royal Stanza.” It is a decastich made of 2 Quintillas.
This week's tutorial features two sample poems: "Stage Fright" and "Just Stopping By."
This week's tutorial features two sample poems: "Summons" and "It Is Not Death."
If you would write Good poetry, then you Must first your mind and thoughts ignite. How so? By...
You aides and assistants, Please lend me assistance In taking attendance Of all the attendants
There’s nothing like a morning cup, Or maybe two, Of morning brew.
The forest glen her new repose for thought A sunny view When there she found herself, all else forgot, Or little knew.
All along the winding trail Misty sunlight hangs its veil On the boughs of trees.
When I began searching the Internet for 10-line poems, I had no idea how many forms my research was going to uncover—35 to be precise. At first I was going to present them as a tutorial, but then I thought it would be more fun to make it a challenge. So, each week for the …