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  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: *START HERE* ~~~ Subject Index to Blurbs

    Started by Howard Miller, 02-03-2002 11:56 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Read Before Posting In "Blurbs"

    Started by HowardM2, 05-03-2004 03:38 PM
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  1. Transtromer's Tracks

    Started by romac, 04-15-2004 10:06 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    09-24-2005, 03:24 AM Go to last post
  2. Exercise VI: Sonics -- Recurrence

    Started by HowardM2, 11-12-2007 11:56 PM
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  3. Forced Rhyme

    Started by Harry Rutherford, 11-18-2001 12:09 PM
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    11-24-2001, 09:20 AM Go to last post
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  4. Action!

    Started by Rachel Lindley, 09-05-2005 11:30 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-08-2005, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  5. Modifiers in Poetry

    Started by Rachel Lindley, 09-06-2005 12:58 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-10-2005, 09:45 PM Go to last post
  6. "Advice I Wish I'd Been Told" by Walt MacDonald

    Started by HowardM2, 07-27-2004 03:48 PM
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  7. Using the Headless Iamb

    Started by ADK, 06-12-2006 02:17 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    06-16-2006, 12:42 AM Go to last post
  8. Denise Levertov--"On the Function of the Line"

    Started by HowardM2, 12-03-2004 11:16 PM
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    12-10-2004, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  9. Instant poetry

    Started by Scavella, 09-18-2002 07:58 AM
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    10-12-2002, 11:05 AM Go to last post
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    01-19-2005, 08:07 PM Go to last post
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    09-03-2004, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  10. The structure of poems

    Started by romac1, 10-13-2004 01:16 PM
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  11. Figurative Language

    Started by Howard Miller, 01-06-2002 01:08 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-07-2002, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  12. Handy Dandy Vestpocket Guide to Iambic Pentameter

    Started by HowardM2, 06-27-2003 02:09 PM
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  13. Nasty criticism

    Started by Johan, 03-11-2002 09:53 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    03-11-2002, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  14. Is The Red Wheelbarrow Overrated?

    Started by michaels0620, 08-26-2005 04:06 AM
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    08-30-2005, 06:48 PM Go to last post
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    12-29-2002, 07:26 PM Go to last post
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    03-17-2002, 01:02 PM Go to last post
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    02-07-2002, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  15. What if I just want to write for myself?

    Started by Donner, 12-11-2001 02:06 AM
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  16. Accentual Meter

    Started by Howard Miller, 05-24-2003 02:54 PM
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    01-14-2004, 07:06 PM Go to last post
  17. scansion

    Started by Damselfly, 08-25-2001 05:17 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    08-31-2001, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  18. Images, Metaphors, and Meaning

    Started by Howard Miller, 10-19-2002 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-21-2002, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  19. How Long Does It Take To Become A Competent Poet?

    Started by HowardM2, 02-24-2012 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    02-27-2012, 11:07 AM Go to last post

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