Poetry Challenge 19: Post Thy Poems!

The challenge this time around was to write a poem based upon another author’s fiction. This theme happens to coincide with the AJIL’s current theme (although I now have pretty much all the material needed) which is Life of Books. I had difficulty in settling on a book. However, the idea for the poem eventually…

Poetry Challenge 16: Halovidian

The challenge this time is to write a poem using rhyme, meter/rhythm, and/or alliteration, with the following catch: we have to use at least three of the following invented words, and assign our own meaning to them. You can also include made-up words of your own. If necessary, provide pronunciation guides. Feel free to invent…

Poetry Challenge 15: Petrarchan Sonnet

Over at the AcadLit General Forum, our Poetry Challenge 15 has officially opened for participation. Challenges remain open forever! Submit a Petrarchan Sonnet for the admiration, enjoyment, and critical exercise of your fellow traditional poets. Membership in the forum is free; you just have to answer a brief question about being more or less in…