Echo Verse Notes

The Echo Verse, unlike many poetic forms, has one simple rule: Repeat the end syllable(s) of each line. There is no rhyme or meter requirement. The repeats can be achieved by either repeating the end syllable(s) in the original line or directly as the starting syllable(s) of the next line. Example Shadows by JezzieG Shadows … Continue reading Echo Verse Notes

Canine (JustJoJan)

Inspired by and written for JustJoJan – thank you, Dawn Definition: Canine – adj. relating to or resembling a dog or dogs Synonyms: mutt, pooch, pup, coyote, fox, wolf, cur, hound, lobo, dingo Lilydog, my cocker spaniel, hates the cold and rain. Her spanner attitude to January is below Form: Interlocking Pathya Vat with her … Continue reading Canine (JustJoJan)

Castaway (WOTDC)

Inspired by and written for Word of the Day Challenge – thank you, Kristian Definition: Castaway – n. a person who has been shipwrecked and stranded in an isolated place Synonyms: derelict, leper, maroon, outcast, outlaw, pariah, renegade, reprobate, shipwreck, waif Form: Kimo A life, the great shipwreck of existencethe rebels become outcastslepers seen as … Continue reading Castaway (WOTDC)

Write (JustJoJan)

Inspired by and written for JustJoJan – thank you, Linda Definition: Write – v. mark (letters, words, or other symbols) on a surface, typically paper, with a pen, pencil, or similar implement. Synonyms: put down, note, compose, address, create, draft, pen, scrawl, rewrite, scribble, ink, jot And I caught up after a delayed start, and … Continue reading Write (JustJoJan)

Palindrome Notes

The Palindrome uses in the same words in the second half of the poem as in the first but in reverse order. The middle word of the poem acts as a bridge or turning point between the two halves. Example Innocent by Jezzie G Days gone byrecalling of timesand boys and girlsof talking in loveinnocentlove … Continue reading Palindrome Notes

Exercise (JustJoJan)

Inspired by and written for JustJoJan – thank you, Wendy Definition: Exercise – n. activity requiring physical effort carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness; an activity carried out for a specific purpose. v. use or apply (a faculty, right, or process); engage in physical activity to sustain or improve health and fitness … Continue reading Exercise (JustJoJan)

Shriek (WOTDC)

Inspired by Word of the Day Challenge – thank you, Cyranny Definition: Shriek – n. a high-pitched piercing cry or sound; a scream Synonyms: scream, screech, squeal, squawk, roar, howl, bellow, bawl Form: Pathya Vat 1 outside echoesa squealing soundI look aroundand see no-one another screechis it distressor something lessI just don’t know I look … Continue reading Shriek (WOTDC)

Toco (AWAD)

Inspired by A Word a Day – thank you, Anu Garg Definition: Toco – n. chastisement; punishment; beatings Synonyms: penalize, retribution, damnation Form: Haiku that bitch slap still hurtsthe resultof fucking it up ©JezzieG2023

Amenities (JustJoJan)

Inspired by and written for JustJoJan – thank you, Kim Definition: Amenities – n. a desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or place; the pleasantness or attractiveness of a place Synonyms: facility, service, convenience, resource, utility, system, appliance, aid, advantage, comfort, benefit, arrangement, opportunity, equipment Form: Tanka getting in and outnot easy … Continue reading Amenities (JustJoJan)

Pandiculation (WOTD)

Inspired by Word of the Day Definition: Pandiculation – n. the act of stretching oneself, especially on waking Synonyms: yawning, stretching, oscitancy Form: Dodoitsu rock ‘n’ roll, the wake-up calllimbs stretch before eyes opengathering the energydawn yawns good morning ©JezzieG2023

Prodigious (WOTDC)

Inspired by and written for Word of the Day Challenge – thank you, Cyranny Definition: Prodigious – adj. remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree Synonyms: enormous, huge, colossal, immense, vast, great, massive, mammoth, monumental Form: Lunka stars light up the nighteach one is a sunthe life of planetsuniverse ©JezzieG2023

(Not)Ideal (JustJoJan)

Inspired by and written for JustJoJan – thank you, Astrid Definition: Ideal – adj. existing only in the imagination; desirable or perfect but not likely to become a reality Opposite/Antonyms: flawed, wrong, imperfect Form: Kimo the dreams of perfect love that cannot befor the heart is imperfectflawed before the first kiss ©JezzieG2023

(Un)Invent (YDWP)

Inspired by and written for Your Daily Word Prompt – thank you, Sheryl Definition: Invent – v. create or design (something that has not existed before); be the originator of Opposite/Antonyms: destroy, end, finish, lose, miss, terminate, forget, stop Form: Haiku turn back hands of timewhen the living was easyor so it may seem ©JezzieG2023

(Un)seasonal (JustJoJan)

Inspired and written for JustJoJan – thank you, Kaye Prompt: Seasonal Definition: Seasonal – adj. relating to or characteristic of a particular season of the year Opposite/Antonyms: continuous, constant, eternal, perpetual, incessant, unceasing, everlasting Word 1: ConstantWord 2: Eternal Form: Bina The passage of time is constantwhat remains becomes eternal A love without end, eternalfor … Continue reading (Un)seasonal (JustJoJan)