Poetry Challenge 14: I Will Arise and Go Now

Since our several attempts have proved futile, I’ve decided to make like a hotel elevator and skip 13. Our Poetry Challenge 14 has just opened up! Instead of hosting the challenges here on my personal blog, we’ll now be hosting them at our Academy of Inventive Literature forum. It’s hosted, in turn, by Google Groups…

Poetry Challenge 13: Rhetorical Devices

I’ve been having fun surveying the list of rhetorical devices on Wikipedia. A lot of them I recognized from my favorite reading, or have used without knowing what it was. I think that you probably would have the same experience! The more literary “tricks” we include in our work of literary art – provided we…

Poetry Challenge 11: Noah’s Raven

by Leah Sommers   “And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made:  And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.   Also he sent forth a dove.…