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Posts tagged ‘Lin Neiswender’

Focus on Form: Aragman, Lin Style

This week’s poem, an aragman, was a real challenge for me. I generated over 2000 anagrams with the link http://Wordsmith.org/anagram using my pets’  names and saved the results to a Word document. I then picked about 50 that appealed to me which I could see had potential as leading lines into my choice of non-anagram […]

A New Way of Looking: Ekphrasis

I learned a new word  recently, courtesy of a friend and Wiki: Ekphrasis or ecphrasis is the graphic, often dramatic, description of a visual work of art. In ancient times it referred to a description of any thing, person, or experience. The word comes from the Greek ek and phrasis, ‘out’ and ‘speak’ respectively, verb […]

Inspiration-Perspiration: It’s All Around You

We all know the adage, “Don’t sweat the small stuff”, right? Do you know it applies just as easily to writing and poetry as it does to the other important things in life? For example, I hear people asking me “Where do you get your ideas from?” and the answer to that is “Everywhere!” It […]

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