Cat poetry has been around for a long time. And why not? Cats are just so intriguing!
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Ghazal poetry was traditionally a sung form, invoking other traditional symbols like the gazelle. Invoke an old song image for your own?
Ghazal poetry sings the ache. For a lover, yes. But also, at times, for simple loss. Sing the ache of what cannot be reclaimed, in your ghazal poem.
Seth Haines tries his hand at penning a ghazal, a form of poetry that’s new to him, and finds himself sinking into its rhythms.
Ghazal poetry sometimes asks the big questions. Who am I? Why am I here? And, for that matter, why are you?
Ghazal poetry is poetry of longing. Check out these easy instructions for How to Write a Ghazal. And smile at “Hip-Hop Ghazal, ” by Patricia Smith.